The best Man Utd sign Darmian jokes as £12.7m fee is agreed

Move for Torino defender met with surprise and sarcasm.

Matteo Darmian, star of the Man Utd sign Darmian jokes
YOUTUBE STAR: Darmian (Image: Паршин Дмитрий)

Curl up with the best Man Utd sign Darmian jokes that Twitter had to offer as the Red Devils agreed a £12.7m fee with Torino for the Italy defender.

Louis van Gaal’s side have this summer been linked with virtually every big-name right-back going, so news of their interest in Matteo Darmian, a relative unknown on these shores, has been met with some surprise.

The confusion was enough to give rise to the following Man Utd sign Darmian jokes, so pop that kettle on and enjoy…

Darmian is exactly the player I've been wanting United to sign. Ever since I looked him up on you tube an hour ago….

— Mark Goldbridge (@markgoldbridge) July 7, 2015

Matteo Darmian definitely sounds like a font on Microsoft Word.

— James Woodhouse (@Woodhouse111) July 7, 2015

This is supposed to be impressive from Darmian but it just looks like an advanced version of Calciopoli https://t.co/4V4LVqWtWo

— manutd23 (@manutd24) July 7, 2015

Not sure why Torino want the Darmian deal done as soon as possible pic.twitter.com/0d7wgRpdPC

— Nooruddean (@BeardedGenius) July 7, 2015

UK journo's were after big names that will get them instant clicks for their links & now claiming Darmian as "Off radar business", so cute.

— Wicky (@Wicknes007) July 7, 2015

'Firmino will flop because noone knows who he is, but Darmian is the best defender I've ever seen as I watched every single Torino match'

— ' (@GerrardsPrime) July 7, 2015