The Offside Daily – Liverpool boss on Gerrard, Arsenal legend to return and a floating football pitch in a Thailand lake


10 of the biggest football stories of the day:

1. Brendan Rodgers has confirmed Steven Gerrard has been offered a new contract at Anfield.

2. Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has left New York Red Bulls after four and a half years.

3. Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal is ‘unhappy’ with the festive fixture list.

4. Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino has been disqualified by the Football League and asked to resign from the club.

5. Sergio Busquets scored a 93rd minute winner to help Barcelona beat Valencia.

6. A supporter has died during violent clashes between Atletico Madrid and Deportivo fans. (BBC Sport)

7. Ever wondered what happens during a medical, the BBC have taken a look. (BBC News)

8. Who fancies a game of football? In the middle of a lake on a floating pitch? (Daily Mail)

9. Rabona time: Worcester City’s Sean Geddes chips the opposing ‘keeper with a rabona kick. (BBC Sport)

10. A blind Blackburn Rovers fan is looking for a volunteer to help him get to games at Ewood Park. (This is Lancashire)

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

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