Daniel Sturridge has no doubt fellow Chelsea youngster Josh McEachran will be an England star of the future – if he is permitted to produce at his very own pace.

Ferguson to be hauled before FA about ref comments
Manchester United Sir Alex Ferguson Chelsea Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association more than comments manufactured about referee Martin Atkinson immediately after defeat to Chelsea in the league. Ferguson has right up until 4pm on Tuesday, March eight to reply to the cost. The Scot fumed at Atkinson over his failure to dismiss Chelsea goalscorer …

Monday’s gossip column
Coach Louis van Gaal to leave Bayern Munich, plus other rumours