'I think': Carragher makes claim about whether he thinks Chelsea can still win the PL title after Wolves draw

Jamie Carragher has sent a rather ominous message to Chelsea following their draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Speaking on Sky Sports, Carragher wondered whether the Blues could claw their way back into the Premier League title race after this latest setback.

Carragher’s warning

Thomas Tuchel’s men left Molineux with one point rather than all three, after failing to break down Wolves’ stubborn rear-guard.

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Chances were not exactly a premium on the day and the 0-0 final scoreline was probably a fair reflection of proceedings.

RONALDO NEEDS TO STOP WHINING.

Manchester City’s easy 4-0 victory over Newcastle United put a six-point buffer between themselves and Chelsea.

Liverpool’s enthralling 2-2 draw at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday also gave Pep Guardiola’s a welcomed cushion heading into Christmas.   

“Looking at it, City, most people would say they’ve just got the edge over Chelsea and Liverpool,” said Carragher.

“What Liverpool can’t afford to do is what’s happened to Chelsea, where three points becomes six.

“I think that’s very, very difficult for Chelsea to get back.”

Chelsea losing control

Right now, the signs are pretty worrying for Chelsea.

Not only do City appear unstoppable, but the Blues look simply immobile.

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The destruction of covid and injuries has really taken a toll on Tuchel’s squad.

Romelu Lukaku, Timo Werner and Callum Hudson-Odoi all missed the Everton encounter after testing positive.

Kai Havertz and Andreas Christensen did not travel to Wolves, as they have expectedly also been affected by the virus.

Jorginho and Ruben Loftus-Cheek were not part of the side that took on Bruno Lage’s boys in orange, due to their own respective damages.

This meant Chelsea could only name five substitutes yesterday, as appose to Wolves’ eight.

It also caused N’Golo Kante to play a whole 90 minutes, despite the advice from medical staff suggesting he only feature for a half.

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All these absences have clearly caused a downturn in results.

Chelsea have just two wins from their past six league outings, whilst City are on a run of eight straight domestic triumphs.

Tuchel must turn the Blues around fast, or he can wave goodbye to top-flight silverware this year.  

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Nathaniel is a football journalist who graduated from the University of Derby. He has worked at Burton Albion as part of their media team for two years. Nathaniel produces regular articles for the club’s official website and match-day programme. He covered the 2018 U20 Women’s World Cup in Brittany and has reported from grounds ranging from non-league up to the Premier League.