Arsenal and Tottenham, who are second and third in the table, are nine points behind the Blues.
And Jose Mourinho’s United are a further six points back in sixth place.
Eden Hazard believes Arsenal and Manchester United are Chelsea’s main title rivals
But despite their lowly position, Hazard believes United are Chelsea’s main title rivals, along with Arsenal.
"I think Arsenal and Manchester United [are the biggest title rivals]," Hazard told Sky Sports.
"United had a bad first part of the season and I think for a couple of games now, they played well.
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Chelsea star Eden Hazard believes Jose Mourinho can guide Man United to second or third in the table
“They drew against Stoke, but they have good players and the squad is very good.
“The manager is good, so they will be second or third.
"Tottenham also are strong. We lost there, but for me it is more Manchester United. They are more experienced.
“That is my opinion, maybe I'm wrong."