London: Chelsea football team manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly of the opinion that his club`s summer signings makes them title contenders.
Mourinho frequently played down his side`s chances in the 2013-14 title race, saying that they were a little horse, but now he believes otherwise.
Chelsea signed midfielder Cesc Fabregas and striker Diego Costa this summer for about 60 million pounds, while Didier Drogba returned to the club he left in 2011, The BBC reported.
Mourinho said that Chelsea has bought some key players and they believe that they are title contenders.
Spain striker Costa moved to Stamford Bridge from La Liga champions Atletico Madrid, while former Arsenal midfielder Fabregas joined from Barcelona.
The Chelsea boss, while saying that his summer transfers added a new dimension, said that they are a title contender. Mourinho added that if one wants me to say they would win the league he cannot, because he respects this competition.
I`ve got my strength back, which is nice. Now the next goal is to get my explosiveness and my fast twitch going, and that`s the next phase of my training.