The Offside Daily – Arsenal to silence critics, QPR Christmas lunch causes injury and Manchester United get lucky


10 of the biggest football stories of the day:

1. Arsene Wenger is aiming to silence the doubters by helping Arsenal beat Galatasaray this evening.

2. Louis Van Gaal says his Manchester United side were ‘lucky’ to beat Southampton yesterday.

3. Chesterfield face FA Cup expulsion after being found guilty of playing an ineligible player against MK Dons.

4. Romanian side Steaua Bucharest have been stripped of their name, colours and emblem by a court ruling.

5. Brazil legend Péle is set to leave hospital today after suffering from kidney stones.

6. QPR’s Steven Caulker was taken to hospital after slipping during his teams Christmas lunch. (BBC Sport)

7. Nolberto Solano is looking for a managerial job in English Football. (Daily Mail)

8. Stoke City’s Peter Crouch was caught crowd surfing at a Kasabian gig just hours after he helped the Potters beat Arsenal 3-2. (Metro)

9. The Mirror are showing just how far Blyth Spartans are below Chelsea in the football pyramid, a lot of scrolling to be done here. (Mirror)

10. VIDEO – Watch Maurice Kühn score a David Beckham-esque halfway screamer in the German sixth tier. (Telegraph)

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

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