Chelsea have been top of the Premier League longer than anyone else in history but Jose Mourinho has warned his champions they are not a great team yet.

The Blues have held their place at the summit since the opening weekend of the season and have already surpassed Manchester United’s record for the most time spent at the top.

They will lift the trophy after Sunday’s game with Sunderland after spending an incredible 274 days in first spot to end a five-year wait for a domestic crown.

Boss Mourinho though is hungry for even more success and is used to winning trophy after trophy wherever he goes.

He would dearly love to claim his first Champions League title as Blues manager next season but has warned his boys conquering Europe will be tougher than ever with new seedings coming into effect.

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“They have to win more to be great - it’s not enough,” Mourinho said of the club’s title triumph, before turning his attention to the future.

“Next season will be a new Champions League.

“A Champions League with new groups and completely different combinations in the last 16.

“A Champions League with Real Madrid, Man City, Man United and Arsenal as second seeds. Who are they going to cross with in the group phase?

“Lots of big teams are going to finish second in the group and they will then cross with more big teams who finished first in the next phase.

“The seeding is fair. Obviously I would prefer Real Madrid and all the big guys in my seeding but I think it’s fair. The first seed is for the champions.”

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Chelsea’s players, as well as Mourinho himself, will collect a bonus for winning the Premier League this season.

The Special One thinks a cash incentive for delivering silverware is acceptable but would never want additional reward for anything other than picking up a trophy at the end of a long campaign.

“They get a nice compensation but we have only this bonus to win the titles,” he said.

“It makes no sense to get a bonus to finish second or get a bonus to reach the Champions League semi final.

“We are paid to end very well, to work and to do our job. I don’t think it’s fair to give bonuses unless you reach some important targets and then you have some more compensation.”