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Why Chelsea are the ‘best team’ I have ever faced rather than Manchester City and Liverpool – Premier League manager reveals

Why Chelsea are the ‘best team’ I have ever faced rather than Manchester City and Liverpool – Premier League manager reveals

Chelsea may not have been the strongest club in the Premier League this season, but Brendan Rodgers, the manager of Leicester City, thinks that Chelsea has been the toughest opponent his team has played this season.

In the rematch at the King Power Stadium, Chelsea put three past Leicester City at a moment when the Chelsea team was complete and firing on all cylinders.

Brendan Rodgers said ahead of Chelsea game at Stamford Bridge: “I’m a big admirer of Chelsea and the team and the work Thomas has done there.

“I would go as far as to say they are the best team we have played this season. When we played them early on in the season they were at the top of their game. I thought they were outstanding.

“Not long after that moment they lost some players. I’ve said it before, even with squads like Chelsea’s you need your top players available.

“Over the course of the time they have had players out, key players who make the systems function to the highest level.

“Then obviously there’s the distractions behind the scenes and of course that’s a challenge.

“But what I do know is they’ve got an outstanding manager who has done a fantastic job since he’s been there. They’ve got a group of really good players, top, top talents.”