The Offside Daily – Manchester City sign defender, Manchester United target in ‘future talks’ and Chelsea star completes MLS move


10 of the biggest football stories of the day:

1. A video has appeared on-line allegedly shows Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala signing for Manchester City.

2. Former Chelsea star Frank Lampard has completed his move to MLS side New York City.

3. Luis Suarez first game for Barcelona is set to be again Real Madrid, his ban finishing the game before.

4. Manchester United target Arturo Vidal is set to hold talks over his Juventus future.

5. Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has told the media Didier Drogba ‘belongs’ at Stamford Bridge.

6. Pepe has come up with a contender for worst hair cut in football. (Mirror)

7. Three football fans have been banned for life for ripping up the Koran at a football game in Birmingham. (Birmingham Mail)

8. Two 12-year-old best friends have signed for rivalling Manchester clubs, one for Manchester City Ladies, and one for Manchester United Ladies. (Manchester Evening News)

9. An AC Milan fan ran on to the pitch and to take a selfie with Stephan El Shaaraway during a friendly. (Metro)

10. Not football, but how can we not have the Queen photo-bombing Australian hockey players in our Daily? (Metro)

And 5 transfer stories that will not go away:

1. Patrick Van Aanholt – Chelsea to Sunderland – Undisclosed

2. Muhamed Besic – Ferencvaros to Everton – Undisclosed

3. Iker Casillas – Real Madrid to Arsenal – Undisclosed

4. Memphis Depay – PSV Eindhoven to Manchester United – Undisclosed

5. Nani – Manchester United to Arsenal – £9 million

Today’s Offside Daily is brought to you by Stuart Dick

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