Paul Merson names the three Chelsea players who could end Manchester City’s title defence


Paul Merson names the three Chelsea players who could end Manchester City’s title defence

Paul Merson believes Chelsea’s young guns could end Manchester City’s Premier League title defence.

The in-form Blues travel to the Etihad following the conclusion of the international break, where they will be hoping to claim their seventh consecutive league victory.

Merson has named three Chelsea stars who he believes can hurt Man City
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Pep Guardiola’s men, who were defeated 3-1 at Anfield at the weekend, are currently nine points adrift of Liverpool and Merson says any more slip ups could effectively seal the title for the Reds.

Frank Lampard’s side are currently above City in the Premier League, and the Arsenal hero has named Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount and Christian Pulisic as the men who could seal Man City’s fate.

He told Sky Sports: “You have to remember that City have Chelsea at home next who are good going forward and you are talking about a team who are going to give you problems at the back with Abraham, Mount and Pulisic.

“This is going to be a problem game and if they do not win that game and Liverpool win…