Ballack Back Man City

The season is now far enough long that we can start to get a better feel for which teams will be the most successful this year. The top five spots in the table might only be separated by one point, but there are clear favorites to win this year’s league. As of this writing, Manchester City sits in first place and many feel that the team will still be there when the season ends.

Among the pundits praising Manchester City has been Michael Ballack. It looks as though the former midfielder, who won the Premier League with Chelsea in 2010, likes City’s chances of taking home its third trophy this year. Ballack told Talksport that he feels Man City are the team to beat this season, and we’re inclined to agree with him.

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Kante can succeed at Chelsea

Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Ballack believes that former Leicester City midfielder N’GoloKante can be a success at Chelsea.

He said that N’GoloKante was terrific for Leicester City last season, and he will have to confirm at a big club at Chelsea. However, he believes that the French international has the necessary skills and experience to play at the highest level and has backed him to be a success in London.

Ballack believes that the arrival of N’GoloKante will boost a Chelsea midfield that has lacked aggressiveness and energy last season and believes that the player can have a similar impact as Claude Makelele.

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