John Terry is set to undergo a scan today after it was revealed the Chelsea captain may have suffered two cracked ribs that has left him struggling to breathe.
The news comes as a blow to Roberto Di Matteo, with his side facing a fixture pileup that sees them playing eight crucial games in the next 26 days.
Elsewhere, Jose Mourinho has said he believes "super-favourites" Barcelona will beat former club Chelsea in the Champions League semi-final.
Also today, Kenny Dalglish says he believes Liverpool can put an end to their poor form - the club's worst run in 59 years - when Villa visit Anfield on Saturday.
Former Chelsea midfielder Marcel Desailly has urged Arsenal to sign Yann M'Vila at any price - claiming he will be better than Patrick Viera. (Goal)
Reports in Spain are suggesting Chelsea have opened negotiations with Sevilla over the signing of striker Alvaro Negredo. (talkSPORT)
And finally, Inter Milan are ready to offer controversial City striker Mario Balotelli a chance to return to Italy this summer. (Sky Sports News)