According to Pereira, Leicester will be at their best and focus on themselves in order to beat Chelsea and take all three points.
The Portuguese said Brendan Rodgers’s men would be going into the game against Chelsea with a positive mindset.
Leicester City will host Chelsea in a Premier League tie at the King Power Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Foxes are placed in 12th position in the table, 11 points behind early leaders, Chelsea.
“We know it’s going to be very tough. They are showing great qualities this year and deservedly sit at the top of the league. Chelsea are always a difficult team to play, but especially at the moment with the momentum and quality they have,” Pereira was quoted by Leicester City’s official magazine as saying.
The 28-year-old added, “They have good players, a top coach, and we’ll have to be at our very best to get the win. We focus on ourselves. If we are at our best, then we have a great chance of winning. We have beaten Chelsea before, so we know we have the ability.
“We always look at our opposition and this game is no different, but it’s so important to focus on ourselves. We’ll be going into the game with a positive mindset.”
The kick-off time for Leicester City vs Chelsea is 1:30 pm.