Antonio Conte’s men are currently six points clear of Liverpool at the summit of the table after 18 games.
Manchester City and Arsenal occupy the other top-four spots.
Chelsea are on a roll this season and have won 12 league games on the spin, conceding just two goals in that stretch.
“If they don’t get injuries and suspensions to integral players then you have to fancy them to win it”
Ian Wright on Chelsea
And Arsenal hero Wright reckons Conte’s side will lift the trophy if they keep their key players fit.
“If they carry on like they are doing now until the end of the season, which will be very tough, it doesn’t matter who they sign in January,” Wright told BBC Radio Five Live.
“The pressure starts after Christmas.
“If they don’t get injuries and suspensions to integral players then you have to fancy them to win it.
“They’re up there and playing very well.”