The Offside Daily – Chelsea doctor row continues, Manchester City striker out on-loan and Southampton after Chelsea midfielder


10 of the biggest football stories of the day:

1. Seven Championship clubs went out in Round 1 of the League Cup to lower division opposition last night.

2. Chelsea doctor Eva Carniero loses her place on their bench following criticism from Jose Mourinho

3. Southampton are close to signing Chelsea midfielder Oriol Romeu for £5m.

4. Manchester City’s Eden Dzeko has joined Roma on a season long loan.

5. Lucy Bronze claims Manchester City’s WSL rivals are ‘buckling’ under the pressure of the title race.

6. Steven Gerrard kicks balls at passing pick up trucks as part of LA Galaxy training. (Mirror)

7. Labour leader candidate Jeremy Corbyn tried to pass a law declaring Arsenal the ‘best team in the world.’ (Telegraph)

8. New Stoke signing Xherdan Shaqiri never skips leg day at the gym. (Mirror)

9. Arda Turan isnt officially a Barcelona player and yet he joined in their European Super Cup celebrations. (Metro)

10. ADO Den Haag keeper scores 90th minute equaliser with a back heel. (BBC Sport)

5 Transfer Rumours that won’t go away:

1. Grzegorz Krychowiak– Sevilla to Arsenal – £22m

2. Charlie Austin – Queens Park Rangers t0 Various – £15m

3. Virgil Van Dijk – Celtic to Southampton – £9m

4. Keita Balde – Lazio to Liverpool – £15m

5. Pedro – Barcelona to Manchester United – £23m

Today’s Offside Daily is brought to you by Chris Horricks.

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About Stuart Dick (330 Articles)
Freelance Sports Journalist, Newcastle United Women's Football Club Senior Media Office, Sports Presenter with Koast Radio. 2014 BBC Kick-Off Reporter.

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