With the Premier League looking sewn up for Chelsea, even as early as January, there are clubs in that league who may now take the FA Cup more seriously. Winning a Cup can appease disgruntled fans and owners.
Don't get me wrong, bookies are not yet paying out on Chelsea to win the Premier League. They might do so soon, depending on how the Blues perform against the likes of Arsenal and Manchester City.
If they win the Premier League, then I will consider my autumn double figure price bet on them to do so - when they were struggling . . .
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