Afternoon Report: March 27

Published Add your comment

Football News


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)

Premier League

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again