Former Arsenal star admits Chelsea have changed level

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Former Arsenal star Lee Dixon has admitted that he has been surprised by the performance of Chelsea and how the Blues have improved their game under Thomas Tuchel in such a short time.

The former Gunner has said Chelsea’s level has changed, as the Blues now play with a winning mentality.

Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live after the final whistle against Zenit, Dixon said: “Chelsea have gone to a new level.

“The fact they have been playing under Tuchel for a short period of time they are starting to understand the way he wants the game to be played.

“Their mentality is changing into a winning mentality.

“To top that, they have brought in a world-class striker at the top of his game.”

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VICTOR N
Chelsea is more than just a football club to me; it's a passion I share, and my affinity with the Chelsea badge is one that will last forever. As far as watching my favourite team is concerned, I'd rather miss a meal than miss a Chelsea game.