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Chelsea’s title credentials face a testing fortnight


Chelsea’s title credentials face a testing fortnight

After losing in the Champions League on Tuesday, Manchester United face a tricky trip to West Ham

Simon Evans

Chelsea’s status as genuine Premier League title contenders will be tested with Sunday’s trip to London rivals Tottenham Hotspur, before they face the ultimate challenge against champions Manchester City next week.

While Chelsea start as favourites on Sunday, Spurs manager Nuno Espirito Santo will also learn a great deal about just how well-equipped his team is for this campaign from the clash with Thomas Tuchel’s European champions.

The next week, Spurs have a north London derby with Arsenal and a promising start to the season could quickly be forgotten if those two matches end in defeats...

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