first_img Comment Chelsea? Man Utd? Spurs? Jose Mourinho names favourites for top-four finish Metro Sport ReporterFriday 21 Feb 2020 11:02 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.6kShares Mourinho believes Chelsea should be viewed as the favourites (Picture: AMA/Getty)Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea are the favourites to finish inside the top four, despite their struggles in 2020.Mourinho, who has had two spells as Chelsea manager, takes his Tottenham Hotspur side back to Stamford Bridge on Saturday for a lunchtime showdown between the two top-four rivals.Just one point separates the two teams before kick-off, with Sheffield United and Manchester United also within striking distance of Frank Lampard’s side.Wolves, Everton and Arsenal remain mathematically in the hunt some seven points behind Chelsea, whose grip on the fourth and final Champions League spot has loosened in recent weeks – particularly after their defeat to Manchester United on Monday night.ADVERTISEMENT Chelsea v Tottenham: Jose Mourinho press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 19:46FullscreenChelsea v Tottenham: Jose Mourinho press conference is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.While fifth place should be enough to secure Champions League football – after second-placed Manchester City were banned from the competition for two years – no one will want to take their chances, with fourth place guaranteeing a spot among Europe’s elite.AdvertisementAdvertisementAnd ahead of the crunch tie between Spurs and Chelsea, Mourinho piled the pressure on his former employers by suggesting they’re in the driving seat to finish fourth.‘At this moment, Tottenham, Manchester United, Arsenal, Sheffield United, Wolverhampton, Everton – we are the underdogs,’ he said.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘We have ambitions to be there but we are one, two, three points behind Chelsea, so they have an advantage to all of us. That’s obvious. It’s not a big advantage but it is an advantage.‘Chelsea in this moment is favourite for the fourth position, considering Leicester has nine points more at this stage of the season.’Will Chelsea finish in the top-four?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMore: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errorscenter_img Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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