The Offside Daily – Arsenal star in cringeworthy video, Chelsea boss fined, Newcastle United favourite in starlet race and how to defend a free-kick

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10 of the biggest football stories of the day:

1. Former Barcelona and Real Madrid legend Luis Figo is running for FIFA president.

2. Stoke City’s Bojan will be out for the rest of the season after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury.

3. Jose Mourinho has been fined £25,000 for comments of a ‘campaign’ against his club.

4. Meanwhile, Chelsea striker Diego Costa could face punishment after appearing to stamp on two Liverpool players.

5. Newcastle United are favourites to sign Dele Alli from MK Dons.

6. Millwall had programme troubles this weekend, with Ipswich Town replacing Reading as their opposition. (Mirror)

7. VIDEO – Watch this cringeworthy thank you message from Mesut Ozil to the Arsenal fans. (Metro)

8. VIDEO – Watch how not to dribble with Columbian forward Yorleys Mena. (Telegraph)

9. A new way to stop direct free-kicks, put five defenders on the goal-line, and the goalkeeper on the penalty spot. (Telegraph)

10. A lovestruck fan, with the help of social media, has found the girl who he met on a train returning from an FA Cup game. (Telegraph)

5 Transfer Rumours that won’t go away:

1. Dele Alli – MK Dons to Newcastle United – Undisclosed

2. Moussa Sissoko – Newcastle United to PSG – £20 million

3. Juan Cuadrado – Fiorentina to Chelsea – £26.2 million

4. Raheem Stirling – Liverpool to Real Madrid – £50 million

5. Wilfried Zaha – Manchester United to Crystal Palace – £6 million

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

You can find all of Stuart’s Offside Daily contributions here.

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