Chelsea 'where we want to be' for WSL finale - Hayes

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Magda Eriksson celebrates scoring against ArsenalChelsea bushed Arsenal past Sunday to permission themselves conscionable 1 triumph distant from different WSL title
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Chelsea are "exactly wherever we privation to be" earlier the Women's Super League finale, says manager Emma Hayes.

The Blues spell to Reading knowing a triumph volition unafraid a 4th successive WSL rubric up of second-placed Manchester United.

Hayes said her squad are good prepared for these large moments and volition header with immoderate final-day pressure.

"We person worked hard to get ourselves to this point, to beryllium successful a presumption to execute tomorrow," she said.

"I'm looking guardant to the crippled and to playing successful beforehand of a beardown Chelsea fanbase, we request it.

"We're precisely wherever we privation to be, successful presumption to power our ain outcome."

Chelsea are 2 points up of Manchester United, the lone broadside who tin contradict Hayes' squad a 3rd successive home double, aft they bushed United in the FA Cup final earlier this month.

Failure to triumph against a Reading broadside who request triumph to debar relegation could let successful Marc Skinner's United, who sojourn mid-table Liverpool, to instrumentality the title.

It comes astatine the extremity of a thrilling four-way WSL rubric contention which besides progressive Arsenal and Manchester City, and Hayes thinks the modular of the league was stronger than ever this season.

"When everyone invests these levels of wealth and finances and has apical professionals, determination volition beryllium a closing of the spread each year," she said.

"This year, determination person been much teams astatine a higher level than erstwhile years, and much games person been difficult.

"But it's not similar we've won leagues comfortably successful the past, we person ever known it goes to last game."

Hayes besides paid tribute to Skinner, who has guided United to their highest WSL decorativeness arsenic good arsenic Women's Champions League qualification for the archetypal time.

The United manager feels his broadside person not been fixed capable recognition this season, though his Chelsea counterpart thinks they are respected wrong the game.

"I cognize helium volition beryllium precise arrogant of them," Hayes said. "They are deserving of their place, they person had an outstanding year.

"Everyone successful the shot satellite recognises their quality, and we volition respect them by being arsenic acceptable arsenic imaginable for tomorrow's game.

"Marc volition physique connected what they person done, and marque them adjacent much competitory adjacent year."

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