Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has stated he still belives the Blues will finish the Premier League season in the top-four despite a rocky start, according to the Mirror.
The daily tabloid states that Begovic admits his side are going though a transitional phase but insists they can still end the season on a high.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has suffered turbulence in recent weeks which was preceded by a perfect start to the season. The Blues won their first three Premier League games, but have only been able to record two wins since.
However, is confident that Begovic can lead Chelsea back into the Champions League next season.
“Every manager is different and it’s educational in many ways to understand a different way of football, a new philosophy of football,” Begovic was quoted as saying by the Mirror.
“We are into a period of transition, mistakes will happen and it will take time. But I think we will be very strong moving forward in the future.”
“We had a good start, first four games we played really well, everything was going our way and then we had a couple of bad results with Arsenal and Liverpool.
“I think it is teething problems. You have to go through a process before it becomes a success. It takes a bit of time. As time goes on, we know more what to expect and what he expects from us.
“Absolutely we can make the top four. That’s the main goal. Of course we want to win the title but getting back in the Champions League is crucial. I think it’s one of the best squads I’ve ever been a part of because we’ve got strength in depth everywhere.”
Begovic has conceded four goals in two appearances for Chelsea this season.
The Blues take on the reigning Premier League champion Leicester City next weekend before hosting their title rivals Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on October 23.
Begovic has also been included in Bosnia’s squad which will take on Belgium tonight.