Lunchtime Report: April 26

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Jose Mourinho says he will be supporting Chelsea's 'heroes' in the Champions League final after Real Madrid were knocked out of the competition last night.

Mourinho's side were beaten by Bayern Munich on penalties, with Sergio Ramos, Kaka and Cristiano Ronaldo all missing their spot kicks in a dramatic shoot out.

Munich are now through to an unexpected Champions League final at their home stadium, the Allianz Arena, where they will face Chelsea on May 19.

Elsewhere, BBC Sport are reporting this morning the Roberto di Matteo is the leading contender to become the next permanent manager at Stamford Bridge.


Today's transfer news sees reports that title rivals Manchester United and Manchester City are set to battle it out in the market this summer.

Both sides are targeting Napoli striker Edinson Cavani, Athletic Bilbao forward Fernando Llorente and Lille midfielder Eden Hazard. (Manchester Evening News)

Liverpool are said to be considering sending Andy Carroll out on loan next season, with Kenny Dalglish keen to bring in a proven centre forward. (Metro)

And finally Nicklas Bendtner could return to Arsenal after the Denmark striker admitted is yet to decide whether he would stay at Sunderland. (The Sun)

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