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Steven Gerrard reckons Chelsea are favourites to win the Premier League title

The Blues are on fire this season and currently boast a seven point lead at the summit of the table ahead of Manchester City.

Liverpool and Arsenal then trail Antonio Conte’s men by nine points after 17 games.

Chelsea‘s victory against Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon extended Conte’s winning run to a staggering 11 games.

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Will Chelsea win the Premier League title?

“At the moment they [Chelsea] are looking like they are going to be champions”

Steven Gerrard on the Premier League title race

And while Gerrard reckons the Blues are on for their fifth Premier League title, the Liverpool hero claims it will not be easy.

“At the moment they [Chelsea] are looking like they are going to be champions,” Gerrard told BT Sport.

“But there are a few sides behind them that will give them a good run for it.

“This time last year they had a group of players who weren’t playing for the manager.

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Can Man United win the league this season?

“The big players weren’t producing the goods week-in, week-out.

“A year on, you’ve got all your stars in top form, the fans and players are happy.

“And you’ve got a terrific manager.”

Source: http://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/571420/Steven-Gerrard-Chelsea-Man-United-Liverpool-Arsenal-Eden-Hazard-Conte-Premier-League-news