The best Ronald Koeman jokes are brought to you in association with the Southampton manager’s tweeted picture of an empty training ground as the St Mary’s exodus continued apace yesterday…
— Ronald Koeman (@Koeman1963) July 28, 2014
With Calum Chambers leaving for Arsenal and Dejan Lovren for Liverpool, not to mention strong speculation of Jay Rodriguez and Morgan Schneiderlin joining former Saints boss Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham Hotspur, Koeman can be forgiven a little gallows humour.
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He had of course already lost England trio Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana and Luke Shaw from his new squad, so this latest flurry of outgoing activity should prove about as welcome for the Dutchman as his free kick was for England back in 1993.
You know, the one that came after he should have been sent off for bringing David Platt down in the area, and that pretty much ensured England’s non-qualification for USA ’94.
One Twitter user even presented the current Southampton exodus as payback for that fateful day…
— Mike Suffield (@mikesuff9) July 28, 2014
There were all these other Ronald Koeman jokes too…
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman poses for a photo with the team. pic.twitter.com/HeoH9FPPM1
— Football Accumulator (@footballacca) July 28, 2014
— ITV Football (@itvfootball) July 28, 2014
— Football Tips (@footballtips) July 28, 2014
— Balldog (@balldog) July 28, 2014
16 players left if Schneiderlin and Rodriguez leave and 150 million to spend. Koeman's job is turning into one of FM's best challenges ever.
— Daryl (@darylthetwit) July 28, 2014
I hope Koeman has a punch-card that says if Spurs buy 5 Southampton players, he gets one free Danny Rose.
— JMWBuchanan (@JMWBuchanan) July 28, 2014
Coming to a cinema near you, this summer. Ronald Koeman stars in: "Yes Man 2"
— Will Rygalski (@Rygalski) July 28, 2014
EXCLUSIVE Southampton manager koeman in meeting with club chairman right now pic.twitter.com/Sw2uKa5rcP
— Mike h (@h_hayes2) July 28, 2014
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