Cape Town - Chelsea
midfielder Cesc Fabregas believes the Premier League is the most
difficult league to win, after claiming his second winners' medal in
Antonio Conte's men ground out a 1-0 win over West Brom on Friday
night to secure the Premier League silverware with two games left to
Fabregas, who has made 27 appearances for the Blues in the league
this season, won La Liga with Barcelona before signing for the London
club in 2014, but believes the Premier League trophy is more challenging
He said, according to the Evening Standard: "There’s
something about winning this trophy from the other ones that I was very
lucky to win, probably the biggest things in football. Winning the
Premier League trophy is something special, it gives you a special
"Having played in Spain and watching a lot of football as I do -
Germany, France and Italy - this is the best league in the world.
"Maybe it does not have the best players in the world, but it’s the most competitive and most difficult league to win, for sure.
"To be able to win it two times in three years at Chelsea is something to be very proud of.
"Why is it so tough? Anyone can beat you. That's the thing. I’ve
played in Spain, there was many games where you had to do really, really
bad to drop points.
"Here, every game is tough and that’s why next year, with the
Champions League as well, we will have to be at the top of our game to
compete again for the Premier League."