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Big Midweek: Messi v Chelsea, Mourinho, Arsenal

Match to watch: Barcelona v Chelsea Aside from the quarter-final place at stake at the Nou Camp, bragging rights are also up for grabs in a rivalry which sprang from nowhere after Roman Abramovich's takeover to become one of Europe's biggest cross-border grudge matches. Lionel Messi said in 2006 that 'there are players here who hate Chelsea more than Real Madrid', while Andres Iniesta continued the theme three years later: 'This is a derby, a clasico, as much as playing Real Madrid is.' Familiarity bred contempt throughout eight meetings in five seasons between 2005 and 2009. It was a period that saw Barca come to regard Chelsea as the antithesis of how a club should  operate. The Blues...
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