Former Arsenal participant, Paul Merson, has predicted that Chelsea can problem for the Premier League title this season after spending brilliantly through the summer season switch window.
Having completed within the fourth place final season, Chelsea have to date signed the likes of Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech, Thiago Silva, Kai Havertz, Ben Chilwell, and Malang Sarr and are additionally near signing a brand new goalkeeper.
However Merson believes if Frank Lampard’s aspect can get one of the best out of Silva this season, they’ve an opportunity to compete with Liverpool, Manchester Metropolis and Manchester United for the title.
“Chelsea have purchased brilliantly,” Merson informed Sky Sports activities.
“Ben Chilwell is a superb signing. Thiago Silva appears a shrewd piece of enterprise, and he’s a correct centre-half.
“If Chelsea can get a very good 12 months out of him, they’ve an opportunity.
“With the standard of gamers bought, it’s clear Roman Abramovich [Chelsea owner] will not be enjoying for the fourth spot, Chelsea are there to actually have a go this season for the title, they usually’ve an opportunity.”