Afternoon Report: March 16

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Roberto Di Matteo has said he is expecting a tough test in the Champions League quarter-finals after this morning's draw pitted them against Benfica.

If Chelsea win, they could potentially face Barcelona in the semis. Di Matteo though insisted his side are focused on taking each game as it comes.

The Catalans play AC Milan in the quarter-finals, while Madrid face Cypriot side Apoel Nicosia and Marseille meet 4 time winners Bayern Munich.


Manchester City are said to be tracking Ivory Coast defensive midfielder Jean-Jaques Gosso, currently with Turkish side Orduspor. (The Guardian)

Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain will battle for the signing of 23-year-old Benfica midfielder Axel Witsel this summer. (talkSPORT)

Harry Redknapp is ready to rival both Liverpool and Arsenal for the signing of prolific Montpellier striker Olivier Giroud. (Sky Sports)

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