Former Chelsea manager believes Chelsea can win the Premier League

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Chelsea are fourth in the league as the Blues are keen to finish in fourth place and secure a place in the Champions League next season.

It’s Frank Lampard’s first season in charge of the Blues, and he has integrated a number of Chelsea academy products into the first team, and the youngsters have impressed.

Former Blues manager and player Glenn Hoddle has backed Lampard’s side to win the league in two seasons time if Chelsea can get the right signings to add to the squad and mix with the youngsters who’d keep getting better.

“I think [Lampard] does want to bring somebody in this window,” Hoddle told Premier League Productions.

“Whether he’s going to get that opportunity, reading between the lines I’m not so sure actually.

“But this is more important, over the next coming two windows I think for Frank.

“I think if he brings in the right professionals, the right experienced players, uses the right money on that level…

“He’s got the youngsters, he knows he’s got a group of young players there.

“In two years time, if he brings in the right pros, the good apples and good players, experience, with these kids, I think they’ll be challenging for the league in two years time.

“That’s how Chelsea owners have got to look at it, not about now.

“Even if he goes fifth this year and misses out on the top four, this squad and whatever manager is at Chelsea, the key is who he brings in, the experience.

“Those kids, they’re good enough. You’ve got six or seven of them, superb.

“And you’ve got a little underbelly as well, you’ve got a little underbelly coming through that are going to be great in two years time.

“But these kids now that are playing are going to have two more years experience.

“It is really important for Chelsea Football Club who he brings in, experienced players, to play with them.

“He’s going to be losing Pedro and Willian, they’ve been great players, they’re all going to be going.

“It’s really key for how their future is and it could be exciting in two years time.”

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