Nigeria winger, Victor Moses has vowed to keep improving after picking the man of the man of the match award in Chelsea's 1-0 win against Middlesbrough at the Riverside on Sunday.
The former Wigan player put up a fine performance as the Blues moved to the top of the table with a win courtesy of a first half strike by Diego Costa.
"I'm happy I got into the starting eleven and I want to improve in every game, " Moses stated in his post match interview.
"I have been on loan three times, but we have a good manager here who wants to give youngsters an opportunity.
The 25-year old also heaped plaudits on his team for protecting their lead in the face of spirited fight back by their hosts in the second half.
" In the second half, Boro came at us, but we were very strong at the back. The big man here (Cahill) was dominating," Moses added.
"I think we showed great character today from the start. We had chances in the first half and we should have taken them.
"We have to keep working hard to make sure we stay at the top until the end of the season.
" It's very tight from the fifth to the first.The league is hard this season, we want to take each game as it comes."