The Offside Daily – Chelsea captain to stay on, Arsenal’s defensive shake-up and Manchester United star caught wearing Barcelona top


10 of the biggest football stories of the day:

1. Chelsea look set to keep captain John Terry at Stamford Bridge for another season.

2. Dave Whelan has stepped down from his role as Chairman at Wigan Athletic.

3. Crystal Palace’s Mile Jedinak has accepted a charge of violent conduct following an elbow on West Ham’s Diafra Sakho.

4. Arsenal defender Gabriel looks set to start against QPR, thus keeping Per Mertesacker out of the Gunners set-up yet again.

5. Dave Mackay, formerly of Scotland and Tottenham Hotspur has passed away aged 80.

6. Eden Hazard is not a fan of the champagne given to him during Chelsea’s celebrations on Sunday. (Independent)

7. Leeds supporters’ group wishes to meet with Russell Crowe to discuss a possible takeover. (Guardian)

8. Manchester United’s Marcos Rojo has been seen wearing a Barcelona top during Estudiantes win. (Daily Mail)

9. Ukrainian midfielder Oleksandr Noyok recovers almost instantly after crazy dive is ignored by the referee. (Metro)

10. See how Michael McIndoe lived life thanks to conning footballers into an investment scheme. (Daily Mail)

Today’s Offside Daily is brought to you by George Rinaldi.

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