Date: 8th March 2023 at 9:00am
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Chelsea produced a fine display to overturn a first leg deficit against Borussia Dortmund and progress into the last eight of the Champions League on Tuesday. 

The Blues were 1-0 down from the first leg in Germany three weeks ago, but they impressed from the start at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday and Raheem Sterling put them ahead – and drew them level on aggregate – shortly before half-time.

Kai Havertz was then given the chance to put The Blues ahead just after the break, but he saw his penalty rebound off the post.

The Germany international had VAR to thank, though, as he was given a second chance from the spot as some of Dortmund’s players were ruled to have encroached into the penalty area during his run up.

Havertz duly converted at the second attempt, and Chelsea hung on to secure their place in the quarter-finals.

The result will be a huge relief for manager Graham Potter, although it isn’t all good news for the Englishman as one of his star players is attracting interest.

As per The Mail, Newcastle United have joined the race to sign Mason Mount.

Mount is attracting interest from both Liverpool and Newcastle United

The England international is set to be out of contract next summer and the club have so far failed to reach an agreement with him over an extension.

Mount, 24, has been one of Chelsea’s most important players since making his debut for the club in 2019, although he didn’t play on Tuesday as he was suspended.

The midfielder, a product of the club’s academy, has now made more than 190 appearances for Chelsea.

He has scored 33 goals and provided 37 assists, but his future at Stamford Bridge looks increasingly uncertain as he nears the expiry of his current deal.

While Chelsea are keen to keep hold of the player, they are also reluctant to lose him for free next summer and may decide to sell him at the end of the current campaign if an extension has still not been agreed.

The Magpies join Liverpool in the race to sign Mount, who has lifted three trophies with Chelsea including the Champions League.

Mount remains a fans’ favourite at Stamford Bridge, but he has so far been unable to reach an agreement over a contract extension and his future is therefore uncertain.

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