CHELSEA defender Emerson has admitted that he and his team-mates can’t stop talking about the importance of gaining Champions League qualification.
Chelsea are currently fifth in the Premier League on 57 points, just three points off fourth placed Arsenal.
A win over Everton on later today would propel them into fifth, level with the Gunners but below them on goal difference with 60 points.
Manchester United are also still lingering on 58 points – having lost their last league game to Arsenal 2-0.
Emerson, who has seen his fortunes change from substitute to regular starter in the last few weeks, is adamant that Chelsea
“I am confident,” Emerson told Chelsea’ official website when asked about their top four chances.
“That’s what we’re aiming for, the top four. We have a good chance to make it, the other teams competing for the top four, they have to play each other, and we deserve it I think.
“We have a good chance. The season has not been fantastic, but I think we deserve to be in the top four and we have a good chance to be there.
“It’s very important, not just for me, for everyone. The Champions League is the biggest club competition there is.