NEMANJA MATIC owes Slaven Bilic a slap-up meal after West Ham put Chelsea two wins from the title.
Blues midfielder Matic texted Hammers boss Bilic before his team took on Tottenham on Friday night.
Bilic told Sport Klub that Matic had said in his message: “If you stop Tottenham, I’ll take you out to dinner.”
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Manuel Lanzini scored the only goal in West Ham’s victory as Spurs all but surrendered their hopes of clinching the Premier League this season.
On the deal struck with Chelsea man Matic, Bilic claimed: “Matic is a wonderful guy, a great player.
“I will accept that [offer] with pleasure.”
Tottenham had been piling the pressure on Chelsea in the rapidly-intensifying race for the Premier League title with a string of superb results.
Meanwhile, Antonio Conte’s Blues suffered a mini-blip to have their lead at the top of the table cut to just four points.
Chelsea next face Middlesbrough on Monday night looking to push their lead at the head of the Prem to seven points, with just three games to play.
Despite the shock results, Spurs chief Mauricio Pochettino was quick to suggest the title race is not over.
He said: “It is not over. We have to wait but are thinking that it will be difficult to catch Chelsea.
“I feel calm. But I’m disappointed, of course, that we missed the opportunity to reduce the gap.”