Gary Neville reckons Chelsea have an advantage in the title raceGETTY

Gary Neville reckons Chelsea have an advantage in the title race

The Blues are on fire this season and currently boast a six point lead at the summit of the Premier League table.

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

The Italian has turned things around at Stamford Bridge after the Blues’ dismal Premier League title defence last campaign which saw them finish 10th.

Eden Hazard has been in fine form for ChelseaGETTY

Eden Hazard has been in fine form for Chelsea

“They have got the mental strength”

Gary Neville on Chelsea

And pundit Neville reckons Chelsea’s title experience mixed with their Christmas run of fixtures will work in their favour this season.

“They have got the mental strength,” said Neville.

“If they steer clear of injuries, they’ve got a great fixture programme over Christmas, they’ve got players who’ve won the league before, they’ve got a lot going for them.

Will Chelsea win the Premier League title?GETTY

Will Chelsea win the Premier League title?

“Does that mean to say I’m sure they’ll win the league? No.

“There are still too many variables for me. But I like what I am seeing from them, they are playing well, I like watching them and they have a really good balance.”

Source: http://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/572425/Chelsea-Gary-Neville-Antonio-Conte-Eden-Hazard-Diego-Costa-title-race-Premier-League-news