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Chelsea told to forget being a title contender

Former Liverpool midfielder Jason McAteer has wrote off Chelsea as a title challenge this season.

Although the Blues are currently third in the Premier League - one point above Pep Guardiola's Manchester City and only trailing Leicester on goal difference - McAteer still doesn't believe they can be considered true title contenders.

"I'm a big fan of Frank (Lampard) and think Chelsea can continue to improve but they aren't title contenders this season," he told the Racing Post.

"Teams such as Chelsea and Leicester could easily go on a run of back-to-back losses, or picking up just a couple of draws in three matches, and that can lose you serious ground given the high standard set by Liverpool and City."

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