Afternoon Report: April 24

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Chelsea face Barcelona this evening at Camp Nou, with Roberto Di Matteo's side looking to knock the reigning European champions out of the competition.

Didier Drogba is expected to start up front, while Gary Cahill and John Terry could continue their partnership at the back after a solid display in the 1st leg.

Barcelona meanwhile are looking to bounce back from Sunday's defeat to rivals Real Madrid, with La Liga title almost certainly now out of reach.

Gerard Pique returns to the Barcelona defence alongside Carles Puyol, while Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez could start after recovering from a thigh injury.


According to reports in Italy, Liverpool midfielder Alberto Aquilani, currently on loan at AC Milan, could still have a future at Anfield. (talkSPORT)

And finally, highly rated young Feyenoord winger Jerson Cabral is said to be a target for a number of clubs, including Tottenham and Newcastle. (Sky Sports)

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