The Offside Daily – Chelsea celebrations, Former Manchester United striker on Suarez and Liverpool boss chills with Tinie Tempah


10 of the best football stories of the day:

1) David Moyes has assured England fans that Wayne Rooney playing through the pain barrier tonight will not make him a potential risk for the World Cup.

2) Manchester United players paid their respects to the victims of the Munich air disaster by visiting and laying flowers at the memorial site ahead of their Champions league game in Munich tonight.

3) Burnley are now a step closer to the Premier League after a vital 1-0 away victory over Barnsley. The victory leaves the Clarets 11 points clear of Derby with just five games remaining.

4) Tim Sherwood expects to walk straight back into management, even if he is sacked as Tottenham manager at the end of the season.

5) Former Manchester United striker Diego Forlan has revealed that he tried to stop Luis Suarez signing for Liverpool prior his move to Merseyside.

6) Jose Mourinho’s post match press conference with Chelsea TV was interrupted by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, as the Sweden star crept up on the Chelsea boss to wish him luck for the rest of the season. (Vine)

7) Jose Mourinho rolled back the years last night as he sprinted half the length of the field to celebrate Demba Ba’s winning goal, just like he did at Old Trafford when he managed Porto. (BBC Sport)

8) Former Fulham owner Mohamed Al Fayed has loaned the Michael Jackson memorial statue to the National Football Museum in another bizarre twist for the former king of pop. (Independent)

9) Brendan Rodgers took time out of his title preparations to relax and spend time backstage with Tinie Tempah after one of his gigs. (Metro)

10) A Crawley Town player has left himself in potential hot water after it appeared he slapped a Brentford fan during his side’s 1-0 defeat at Griffin Park. (Daily Mail)

Today’s Offside Daily is brought to you by Michael Williams.

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