Cape Town - Former
Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp says he doubts Chelsea's
credentials to win the Premier League title, despite their 2-1 victory
over Spurs on Saturday.
The 69-year-old believes that the Lilywhites have a stronger squad
when everyone is fit and he feels the Blues lack depth in certain
Redknapp, who was speaking as a pundit on BT Sport, said, "I think
when they have got a fully fit team, I would not want to be swapping
anyone in Chelsea's best team for Tottenham's.
"Maybe Chelsea are top of the league, but you do not stop the league
today. The back four, you get (Toby) Alderweireld back, you get (Danny)
Rose back, you get a fully fit squad, and I think Tottenham are
"In terms of the squad, you would take Chelsea, but the actual
starting eleven, I would not swap any of that Tottenham team personally.
I think there are three or four players in that Chelsea team who are
not good enough to be playing in a team that wins the Premier League.
"They have got fantastic talent, I love watching Eden Hazard play and
Diego Costa has been outstanding, but I'm still not sure that all
around that is a team that will win the league."
Chelsea currently top the standings with a seven point lead ahead of Spurs in fifth spot.
Antonio Conte's side next travel to the Etihad Stadium where they face Manchester City on Saturday.
Kick off is at 14:30.