These are the best Nigel Pearson choke jokes after the Leicester City manager reacted to being clattered by James McArthur, appearing to have his hands around the neck of the Crystal Palace player at one point.
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A key talking point as the two lower-placed Premier League rivals battled it out at the King Power Stadium was Pearson’s seemingly aggressive response after McArthur fell into the technical area and into the back of the coach.
The Palace midfielder, who kept his cool throughout the incident, seemed to have his shirt pulled by the manager after being grabbed around the throat.
Check out the best Nigel Pearson choke jokes after his encounter with James McArthur during Leicester City 0-1 Crystal Palace:
Nigel Pearson, manager/wrestler https://t.co/VdARaJJ7VU
— Coral (@Coral) February 7, 2015
When Nigel Pearson tried to get James McArthur to tap out https://t.co/Pi8H3OSduv
— BreatheSport (@BreatheSport) February 7, 2015
Pearson pinning McArthur down like someone's uncle at a barbecue after a discussion about UKIP spirals out of control.
— Duncan Alexander (@oilysailor) February 7, 2015
Nigel Pearson has a torture chamber in his basement.
— Huw Davies (@thehuwdavies) February 7, 2015
Alan Pardew managing to be out bellended by Nigel Pearson on the touch line. That's quite an achievement
— Wise Men Say Podcast (@WiseMenSayPod) February 7, 2015
Is Nigel Pearson a secret psycopath? https://t.co/EIh8liHWXV
— Football Fights (@FootbalIFights) February 7, 2015
Pearson's that teacher at your school who volunteered to supervise cross-country cos he enjoyed watching kids with asthma suffer in the rain
— Nooruddean (@BeardedGenius) February 7, 2015
"That Nigel Pearson needs to take it down a notch" – Vladimir Putin
— Oldfirmfacts (@Oldfirmfacts1) February 8, 2015
Nigel Pearson's favourite band? The Stranglers.
— Five Year Plan (@FYPFanzine) February 8, 2015
We've cleared up the Nigel Pearson strangling incident. He says he thought it was one of his OWN players. Fair enough pic.twitter.com/yOZilKbHZ1
— Dream Team (@dreamteamfc) February 8, 2015
— HLTCO (@HLTCO) February 8, 2015
Nigel Pearson always seems like someone of whom ppl say: 'quiet man, kept himself to himself' till he goes on the rampage in a shopping mall
— martin kelner (@martinkelner) February 8, 2015