Afternoon Report: March 27

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Chelsea face Benfica in their Champions League quarter-final clash first leg clash tonight, with a fully fit squad for Roberto Di Matteo to choose from.

John Terry and Gary Cahill are likely to partner at the back, while Ramires, Michael Essien and Frank Lampard are expected to line up in midfield.

Didier Drogba, who has been accused of mocking tonight's opponents during the quarter-final draw, is expected to start up front ahead of Fernando Torres.


Manchester United target Jordi Alba is also attracting interest from AC Milan, with Sir Alex Ferguson facing a fight for the Valencia left-back. (talkSPORT)

Arsene Wenger is ready to battle both Fulham and Newcastle for Southampton and England U17 midfielder Calum Chambers. (The Sun)

And finally, Chelsea are said to be facing competition from Inter Milan for France coach Laurent Blanc as the club look for a manager. (The Telegraph)

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