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A late decision will be made on N’Golo Kante’s involvement for Chelsea in tonight’s Champions League quarter-final second-leg tie against FC Porto in Seville. The midfielder has made back-to-back substitute appearances since recovering from hamstring tear – but Thomas Tuchel does not want to take any risks ahead of Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City and a hectic run-in to the end of the season.
Chelsea return to Seville tonight looking to convert their 2-0 Champions League quarter-final lead against FC Porto into a place in the last four. Winning the Champions League might be the only path back into the competition next season for the Blues. For all the progress under Thomas Tuchel, they sit fifth in the Premier League and face plenty of competition for the top four.
Rio Ferdinand believes Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin would make an excellent summer addition for Manchester United in the event they are unable to sign the likes of Erling Haaland or Harry Kane. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is almost certain to be in the market for new forwards this summer, especially if the experienced and influential Edinson Cavani opts not to remain at Old Trafford beyond the end of his initial one-year contract. United - along with most of Europe’s other heavyweight clubs including rivals Chelsea and Manchester City - are known to harbour a long-term interest in Haaland, having tried to sign the prolific Norwegian international before his switch to Borussia Dortmund last January.