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Summary

  1. Champions League quarter-final first leg - Tottenham v Manchester City (Tuesday 20:00 BST)
  2. Managers Mauricio Pochettino (13:00) and Pep Guardiola (13:30) to face the media
  3. Get involved: #bbcfootball or text on 81111

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By Steve Sutcliffe

All times stated are UK

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  1. Farewell

    Right that's me done for this afternoon. Thanks for joining me.

    Remember there'll be more football here tonight when Chelsea take on West Ham in the Premier League.

    But for now I'll leave you with a few pieces that are well worth a look.

    Thanks for sticking with me and I'll see you soon.

  2. 'We have to fight to eradicate it'

    Tottenham v Man City (Tues, 20:00 BST)

    Manchester City

    Pep Guardiola

    Before I sign-off here's a little bit more from the Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola:

    "The team has shown they are incredibly focused every three days, that’s why we are here.

    "We stayed in London to avoid airports, waking up earlier, one hour more, on bus or plane. We’ve been out, had lunch together, and it gives us more time to speak."

    On racism:

    "It's always difficult to understand how in the 21st century we debate (racism). We have to fight every day to eradicate it.

    "It’s absolutely ridiculous to still talk and think about it but it’s happened. All we can do is fight every day to create a better society."

  3. Post update

    Tottenham v Man City (Tues, 20:00 BST)

    Manchester City

    More from the Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola - this time on playing at Tottenham's new stadium:

    "It affects the fans. It does not have an effect on the pitch. It is Tottenham's second game (in their new ground) we know what we are going to face, it is up to us how we handle it.

    "We have to handle these situations if we don’t that’s because we are not prepared to go through."

  4. 'Aguero feels better'

    Tottenham v Man City (Tues, 20:00 BST)

    Manchester City

    Pep Guardiola

    Some good news for Manchester City fans. Sergio Aguero "feels better and has trained with the team for the first time," according to manager Pep Guardiola.

    I'd be smiling if I had Aguero fit for my team as well! The Argentina forward Aguero missed City's FA Cup semi-final win over Brighton on Saturday.

  5. Post update

    Tottenham v Man City (Tues, 20:00 BST)

    Manchester City

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola opens up with answer about his team's physical state.

    "I don't know how fresh we are in our legs and in our minds.In the FA Cup we could have been better, we know how tough it is.

    "All eight teams are contenders to win the competition."

  6. Post update

    Time for a Pep talk.....

  7. Post update

    Tottenham v Man City (Tues, 20:00 BST)

    Manchester City

    The Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling has kicked off their Champions League press conference. He has been inundated with questions about racism and comments made by Danny Rose last week.

    "I've hear stories about Danny's past in youth teams so it's something he's come across a number of times and it's probably getting too much for him. Not everybody can take it the same way," he said.

    "We spoke after the national team game and as a team. We haven't since then.

    "It's about speaking about what you've experienced and some people have probably shied away from that but if something is not quite right I'll speak about it.

    "When I hear it, I'm black I'm proud and I'm confident about my body. My mum has always told me to be proud of myself and told me I’m a wonderful black child.

    "I've never really heard it in London it was mainly when I went up North to Liverpool. I started to hear it a few times."

  8. Post update

    Liverpool v Porto (Tues, 20:00 BST)

    BBC reporter Juliette Ferrington is still over on Merseyside where Virgil van Dijk has been doing his pre Porto media twirl.

    The Netherlands defender said: "It's game-by-game. Tomorrow we hopefully set a base to take with us to Porto. In the Premier League we know any slip can end our title dreams.

    "We should play with freedom otherwise we can't show our qualities properly. But I don't think there's room for slip-ups in the Champions League either. "Hopefully (it is our time). Hopefully it can be great at the end of the season."

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  9. 'Pique time will be Messi'

    Great effort. But on a serious note. Try to avoid Manchester city centre in your car on Wednesday.

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  10. Carroll played last West Ham game?

    Andy Carroll

    West Ham forward Andy Carroll has had ankle surgery which will rule him out for the rest of the season - according to the Press Association.

    The 30-year-old last featured for the Irons in the 1-0 defeat at Manchester City on February 27.

    Carroll will now be set for an extended spell on the sidelines which could mean the end of his stay at West Ham, with the forward being out of contract in the summer.

  11. Why Messi is Guardiola's biggest problem?

    Tottenham v Man City (Tues, 20:00 BST)

    Alan Shearer

    Former England captain on BBC One

    Lionel Messi

    Former England forward Alan Shearer quite clearly fancies Manchester City to win their quarter-final tie against Tottenham but there is a caveat.....

    Barcelona and Lionel Messi are the biggest reason I don't think Manchester City will win the quadruple.

    Looking at the Champions League draw, if Pep Guardiola's side make the final then I would expect Barca to be their opponents in Madrid, and I don't think they would beat them.

    It would be a great game, but any team with Messi playing for them would be the favourites.

    City, of course, have to get there first. They have not faced anyone of note yet in Europe, but if they continue their progress then that is where they will probably meet the toughest opponents of their entire season.

    You can read more about that here.

  12. Dier & Lamela out

    Tottenham v Man City (Tues, 20:00 BST)

    Tottenham Hotspur

    Serge Aurier, Eric Dier and Erik Lamela did not take part in full training ahead of Tottenham's Champions League quarter-final first leg with Manchester City.

    Aurier has been missing since the international break with a hamstring injury and was absent, while Dier (hip) and Lamela (hamstring) trained separately.

    A strong indication Aurier, Dier and Lamela will be missing against City on Tuesday evening.

  13. Post update

    Right that's Jurgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochetinno sorted....just Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola to come.

  14. 'We are brave playing football'

    Tottenham v Man City (Tues, 20:00 BST)

    Tottenham Hotspur

    The Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino was also asked about his rivalry with Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola.

    It goes back a bit to the days when Guardiola was playing for Barcelona and Pochettino was playing for city rivals Espanyol. So basically into the 1990s!

    "We met in Spain and played a lot of games against each other. It was always tough to play against Barcelona," he said.

    "I think they know and he knows that we are brave playing football, going forward, being aggressive and trying to be protagonists. Tomorrow we are going to be aggressive and try to play and beat them."

  15. 'City can win everything'

    Tottenham v Man City (Tues, 20:00 BST)

    Tottenham Hotspur

    Now a little bit more from the Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino on their Champions League quarter-final tie against Manchester City:

    "I think it's one of the most important games for me as a coach.

    "To play in the Champions League quarter-finals is a massive bonus for us. We know it's going to be very tough.

    "Manchester City in the last few years have been building to win everything. If one team is capable of winning everything it is Manchester City today."

  16. Lallana out?

    Liverpool v Porto (Tues, 20:00 BST)

    Liverpool

    Jurgen Klopp says Adam Lallana is likely to miss out again with a muscle injury.

    Georginio Wijnaldum and Virgil van Dijk are also carrying knocks but should be okay to start.

  17. 'Porto can use last year as a motivation'

    Liverpool v Porto (Tues, 20:00 BST)

    Liverpool

    The Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is asked to hark back to last term's last-16 tie against Porto which ended in a 5-0 Liverpool victory (on aggregate).

    He says: "We thought last season after we won 5-0, ‘Okay, we should not come here for a while’ and then we are back again.

    “It was a strange game, we were very clinical. Porto were really good at the start and then we started scoring with two or three goals from counter-attacks.

    "The advantage for us tomorrow is that we are at home. The advantage for them is they can use last year as a motivation."

  18. 'When you score a world-class goal of course it helps'

    Liverpool v Porto (Tues, 20:00 BST)

    Liverpool

    More from Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp on Mohamed Salah:

    "The best way to describe the situation Mo Salah was in was the big chance he had at Munich. Everything was perfect and then [Niklas] Sule came from behind.

    “He was so close in so many moments, and now he has 18 goals, seven or eight assists. It’s a brilliant number.

    “He’s a grown man, and he knows he has to work for it. His work rate was always brilliant, in training and in games so that's why nobody was concerned. But when you score a world class goal, of course it helps.

    "A beautiful goal, it was so decisive and so important. In that moment at Southampton the result was open."

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    Liverpool v Porto (Tues, 20:00 BST)

    Liverpool

    More from Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp who is asked about his team's strong defensive performances this season:

    “It’s a week since we spoke about Virgil [van Dijk] against Tottenham. It was individually sensational. Nobody can have the credit for that apart from him. Our situation has developed.

    "People say we have to win every game. This season is really, really tough but so far quite successful so far and that's what we want to continue.

    "We like it like this and want to keep it like this until the last match-day.”