Chelsea have been at the top of the table since virtually the beginning of the season and could stay there until December.
The London club will certainly face their share of challenges, but with a strong squad, a decent schedule and some pretty fantastic individual talent, they could very well be on top when December begins.
Chelsea currently have a one-point lead in the Premier league and every chance of retaining the top spot. Minus the loss to Manchester United, the club's form has been good through their first nine games and have the capabilities of continuing that form.
Here are six reasons Chelsea will sit atop the Premier League come December.