Pressure mounts on Villas-Boas

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Andre Villas-Boas insists Chelsea can still progress to the Champions League quarter-finals, despite last night's defeat at the Stadio San Paolo

Juan Mata put Chelsea ahead, but the Blues were exposed by Napoli's counter attacks, with goals from Ezequiel Lavezzi and Edinson Cavani.

The result has only increased the speculation surrounding Villas-Boas' future, who defended his strategy and team selection after the game.

Elsewhere, Carlos Tevez has issued an apology for "everyone I have let down" at Manchester City, saying he wishes to play for the club again.


Liverpool have joined the race to sign Brazilian and Hertha Berlin playmaker Raffael, according to report in Germany. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal are targeting Ghanian defender Daniel Opare, as Arsene Wenger plans to overhaul his underperforming Arsenal squad. (Daily Mail)

And finally, Manchester United are rumoured to be interested in Nuri Sahin, whose injury hit Real Madrid career has stuttered. (Footybunker)

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