A thoroughly professional display by Carlo Ancelotti’s men ensured likely progress to the quarter finals of the Champions League and takes some pressure off a football club that has come under scrutiny of late. The Italian boss believes he now possesses the best strikers in Europe and why in Drogba and Torres he may have a point; questions still arise as to whether the two of them can play together.
In the papers this morning there have been a mixed bag of stories that includes the FA face battle with UEFA over TV money; goal-line technology fails FIFA test, while Carlos Tevez denies talk of Corinthians move.
FA faces battle with Uefa – Daily Telegraph
Goal-line technology fails Fifa test – Guardian
United lack ‘fantasy’, says Deschamps – Guardian
Gattuso advised to skip Spurs return – Daily Telegraph
This is why Arsenal fail – Sun
Newcastle offer Hamburg target Barton ‘take it or leave’ deal – Daily Mail