Afternoon Report: April 2

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Manchester United can go five points clear at the top of the league if they can win a seventh consecutive game at Blackburn tonight.

With United looking to take advantage of rivals City dropping points at the weekend, Sir Alex Ferguson insists there is no room for complacency.

Nani is still unavailable for Sir Alex Ferguson's side, but Phil Jones is in line to return to face his former club. Rio Ferdinand will also start.


Today's transfer news sees reports Manchester City sell Mario Balotelli with Roberto Mancini tiring of his controversial behaviour. (Setanta)

Manchester United and Manchester City are facing competition from Bayern Munich for Benfica attacking midfielder Nicolas Gaitan. (talkSPORT)

And finally, Tottenham have agreed a deal to sign promising Ecuadorian left-back Christian Ramirez when he turns 18 in August. (Sky Sports)

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