Afternoon Report: May 11

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Ahead of next week's Champions League final, Roberto Di Matteo has said that Chelsea have nothing to fear when they face Bayern Munich.

But despite leading Chelsea to the final, having beaten Barcelona and Napoli, Di Matteo refused to speculate about his future this afternoon.

Roberto Mancini claims that Sunday's title decider against QPR will not be a grudge match between himself and former City boss Mark Hughes.

Elsewhere, Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has been ruled out of Euro 2012, although Danny Welbeck is expected to be available.


Harry Redknapp has dismissed reports that Tottenham have agreed a £32m fee for Gareth Bale with Barcelona. (The Daily Telegraph)

Fulham manager Martin Jol has issued a hand off warning to clubs targeting duo Clint Dempsey and Moussa Dembele. (talkSPORT)

And finally, Partizan Beldgrade have played down speculation they have agreed a deal with Chelsea for their starlet Lazar Markovic. (Sky Sports)


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