£12m for Shane Long?! jokes after Southampton move rumour

Jokes as fans react with disbelief upon hearing the rumours that Hull have agreed a fee for the Irish striker.

The £12m for Shane Long jokes focus on the Hull City striker's rumoured big money move to Southampton
£12m: Long (Image: Michael Kranewitter, Wikimedia Commons, CC-by-sa 3.0/at)

The best £12m for Shane Long jokes as fans react with disbelief upon hearing the rumours that Southampton have agreed a fee with Hull City for the Irish striker.

Having sold most of their players over the summer, new manager Ronald Koeman will be keen to replenish his squad somewhat before the initial transfer window closes.

And it seems the Republic of Ireland international is very much in his plans at Southampton.

Despite only arriving from West Brom in January, four goals later it seems Long is on the move again.

With Hull set to make an almost unbelievable profit, check out the best £12m for Shane Long jokes after rumours that a deal has been agreed between the two clubs:

after ripping off other clubs this summer Southampton thought it's about time they got ripped off, so have paid £12m for Shane Long.

— wh7 (@waq_7) August 12, 2014


— Jack (@JaackSwfc) August 12, 2014

Shane Long to Southampton. Why must everything Nikica Jelavic loves die?

— The Twilight Kone (@ViewFromGwladys) August 12, 2014

Shane Long going for £12m would only make sense in world where Freddos cost a tenner.

— r (@walmsleyr) August 12, 2014

£12m for Shane Long, who will repay his fee in endless willing runs into the channels.

— Football Clichés (@FootballCliches) August 12, 2014

Southampton bid 12m for Shane Long, 1.1m more than they paid for Pélle Finally can end that debate, Long > This guy pic.twitter.com/RYvfqVZ2e7

— SundayLeagueHipster (@HipsterManager) August 12, 2014

Was about to ask why Hull would cash in on Shane Long so quickly, but I guess the answer is 'twelve million pounds'.

— James Maw (@JamesMawFFT) August 12, 2014

Southampton set to sign Shane Long for £12 million https://t.co/pdnS56EwiX

— Premier League Vines (@VinesPremLeague) August 12, 2014

Shane Long has one more league goal in the last three seasons than Carlton Cole.

— Daniel Storey (@danielstorey85) August 12, 2014

I'm not sure I want to live in a world where Shane Long costs more than Christian Eriksen.

— Raj Bains (@BainsXIII) August 12, 2014

Shane Long to Southampton for £12million? I need a lie down.

— Darren Lewis (@MirrorDarren) August 12, 2014

Fee of £12m agreed between Hull City and Southampton for Shane Long. With the player expected to complete his move to Liverpool on Friday.

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) August 12, 2014

If Shane Long is worth £12m then I'm worth at least £100 quid.

— Thomas. (@ThomasJGFC) August 12, 2014

I'd rather get Ebola than pay 12 million for Shane Long

— Aidan (@Aidrianoo) August 12, 2014