Julian Speroni is an experienced goalkeeper who has been first choice for Crystal Palace since the 2007-08 season, making over 200 first-team appearances for the club. A huge favourite with the Selhurst Park faithful, he was again a near ever-present in 2010-11, proving himself to be a key player as the Eagles avoided relegation. Julian began his career in Argentina with AC Platense, then spent time in Scotland with Dundee before his move south to Selhurst Park.
Chelsea were drawn against Barcelona in one of the standout ties of the Champions League last 16.
Premier League champions Chelsea have been drawn to face Barcelona in the Champions League last-16.