Antonio Conte says Chelsea must win every remaining Premier League game to beat Manchester City to the title.
The Blues go to West Brom on Saturday, where the title was secured in May in Conte’s first season in the EPL.
But they trail by nine points to Pep Guardiola’s team, City after 11 games.
Conte said: “Now Manchester City is playing very well. If you want to try to catch them, you have to win every game.
“If you want to try to fight for the title, it’s very important to win and not to drop points”, The Independent quoted him saying.”
On City’s summer signings, the Italian said: “I was worried because they were working very well in all aspects.
“Not only on the pitch, but off it as well. They can fight to win everything.”
Conte also confirmed that David Luiz is back in contention.
“Yes, David Luiz is in the squad. When it’s a technical decision, every single player has to react well and to accept my decision.
“It’s normal. All players must be ready to play”, he added.