Juan Mata has no doubts at Chelsea that he's now part of Europe's elite.

Mata admitted to frustration at the dominance of Barcelona and Real Madrid in Spain, but he feels that at Stamford Bridge he is now part of Europe's elite.

"Those two clubs have been growing but a number of teams can create problems for them and Chelsea is one," he said. "We're gaining in confidence and little by little, we will improve our results."

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