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Elsewhere, Wigan ran riot at the Madejski Stadium to enhance their survival prospects at the expense of Reading – as Norwich dented Everton’s slipping European ambitions with a come-from-behind home win and Romelu Lukaku guided West Brom to victory over Sunderland

Chelsea’s trio of John Mikel Obi, Victor Moses and Kenneth Omeruo on Sunday celebrated their first major international championship after a single goal was enough to win Nigeria the Africa Cup of Nations

Frank Lampard moved to within four goals of becoming Chelsea’s all-time leading scorer to help his side record back-to-back EPL home wins for the first time since October

The Cote d’Ivoire icon will earn €2 million for the remainder of the 2012-13 season, and €4m for the duration of the 2013-14 campaign, with an additional bonus of €15,000 for each match he plays

The three successful sides will join Porto, Paris St Germain, Schalke, Arsenal, Malaga, AC Milan, Borussia Dortmund, Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, Valencia, Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Manchester United in the draw for the Round of 16

In what could be better described as a hasty decision, Chelsea announced the sacking of Roberto Di Matteo on Wednesday after eight months in charge.
Former Liverpool boss, Rafael Benitez, has since stepped in

Wenger, who spoke shortly after his side’s progression to the knock out stage of the Champions League on Wednesday, opined that Di Matteo should have been given more time

The draw prevented Chelsea from climbing back into second place as they recorded their third league game without a win to lie three points behind Manchester United

Win for the likes of FC Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United will confirm their passage to the next stage, with anything short of an outright win for the likes of Manchester City and Chelsea could spell doom