Dig the best jokes that Twitter had to offer as Chelsea steal Pedro from Manchester United in a £21m deal that’s left Red Devils fans reeling.
BREAKING NEWS: Chelsea swipe Man Utd’s newspaper, milk, Pedro, burger
The Barcelona star had been hotly tipped to be Old Trafford bound until José Mourinho called him personally to convince him his future lies at Stamford Bridge, a move which appears to have done the trick.
United have since switched their attentions to Southampton’s Sadio Mané, leaving tens of thousands of fans worldwide feeling distinctly unimpressed.
So do enjoy the various jokes doing the online rounds as Chelsea nab Pedro from Man Utd…
— Mourinholic (@Mourinholic) August 19, 2015
— FootballFanCast.com (@FootballFanCast) August 19, 2015
Chelsea take Pedro from United like.. pic.twitter.com/wunkb8Axbb
— GeniusFootball (@GeniusFootball) August 20, 2015
— Jarrad (@JarradHD) August 19, 2015
— Alan Brazil (@SportsBreakfast) August 19, 2015
— BreatheSport (@BreatheSport) August 20, 2015
Sport say Barcelona won't sign a replacement for Pedro. Cough ban cough.
— Sport Witness (@Sport_Witness) August 20, 2015
— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) August 19, 2015
Just Facetimed Ed Woodward, I wasn't expecting this… pic.twitter.com/0iTPU0ABQz
— Drunk Van Gaal (@DrunkVanGaal_) August 19, 2015
Remember when Ed Woodward was a genius for spending 40 million on Schneiderlin and Schweinsteiger? Good times
— Reece (@Ozil_Ultra) August 19, 2015
— Holla (@Himvll) August 19, 2015
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