However, he insists the title isn't sewn up yet after they conceded an eight-point advantage to present champions Manchester City last season.
"It's a good position we're in," he told the club's official website.
"It's important to win games, especially at this stage of the season, and every game now is important.
"We know that we have to forget the games that come before and always focus on the next ones.
"Nothing is finished yet. There is a long way to go but we're in a good position."