The best jokes as Chelsea steal Pedro from Man Utd

Twitter cracks wise as Mourinho phone call puts paid to Red Devils hopes.

Chelsea steal Pedro from Man Utd, thus creating jokes
NABBED: Pedro (Image: Shai Pal)

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…

Watching the Pedro saga this window like.. #cfc pic.twitter.com/iBqjnAXsxG

— Mourinholic (@Mourinholic) August 19, 2015

When you remind #MUFC fans what they've been saying about Pedro for the past month pic.twitter.com/TBs5OrlAfN

— FootballFanCast.com (@FootballFanCast) August 19, 2015

Chelsea take Pedro from United like.. pic.twitter.com/wunkb8Axbb

— GeniusFootball (@GeniusFootball) August 20, 2015

Jose Mourinho swoops in for Pedro and potentially steals him from #MUFC and Van Gaal… Mourinho OUTTA NOWHERE #CFC pic.twitter.com/FN3yEvAFeU

— Jarrad (@JarradHD) August 19, 2015

As #CFC beat #MUFC to the signing of Pedro from Barca, Ed Woodward has unveiled the front cover to his next book… pic.twitter.com/bUMiMoTkKv

— Alan Brazil (@SportsBreakfast) August 19, 2015

Pedro speaks about leaving Spain to play domestic football for the first time #CFC #Chelsea pic.twitter.com/6kSZTEXs1c

— 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

#mufc fans take in the #Pedro news pic.twitter.com/Gz8tUO9suz

— 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

@Bclifford47: #Pedro steal” pic.twitter.com/CvsL6Uourg

— Holla (@Himvll) August 19, 2015

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