Joe Cole says Chelsea are genuine contenders to win EPL, Champions League

Joe Cole says Chelsea are genuine contenders to win EPL, Champions League

- Joe Cole has backed Chelsea to win the Champions League and Premier League titles

- The Englishman is convinced that his former side have what it takes to win

- Chelsea are currently in fine form both in the Premier League and UCL

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Former Chelsea forward Joe Cole has stated clearly that Premier League giants Chelsea are in contention for the Champions League and EPL titles for this term.

This will be a tonic to boost Frank Lampard's morale and that of his players this season as they are currently occupying third position on the Premier League table.

Last season, Chelsea failed to win any title under Frank Lampard, but the Englishman and his wards made the fans happy by getting the Champions League ticket.

And so far this term in the Champions League, Chelsea have played four games in Group E winning three and drew 1 as they top with 10 points.

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Speaking ahead of the Blues' next game against Sevilla, Joe Cole explained that Chelsea will do well this season in all competitions according to the report on Daily Mail.

Former Chelsea and England international Joe Cole
Joe Cole says Chelsea are genuine contenders to win EPL and Champions League. Photo by Matthias Nareyek
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During his time at Stamford Bridge with Chelsea, Joe Cole won three Premier League titles and two FA Cup crowns scoring 28 goals in 182 games.

Joe Cole also played for Liverpool between 2010 to 2013 scoring three goals in 26 games for the reigning Premier League champions.

Earlier, had reported how Manchester City have reportedly joined Manchester United and Chelsea in the race to sign Borussia Mönchengladbach defensive midfielder Denis Zakaria in January 2021.

The 24-year-old player has been impressive for his club and his brilliant performances have attracted the interest of many clubs in Europe.

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After recuperating from serious injury, Denis Zakaria recently made a return to Borussia Mönchengladbach's first team and he has been doing well.

Manchester United are interested in signing Denis Zakaria as the Red Devils are looking for a replacement for Nemanja Matic.

Matic will turn 33 at the end of the ongoing season and Old Trafford boss Ole Solskjaer is looking for new blood to revitalise his base of midfield.

Failure to land Declan Rice in the summer made Chelsea to join the race to sign Denis Zakaria as the Blues want another strong midfielder at Stamford Bridge.

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