The best Nigel Pearson not sacked jokes after Leicester statement

The fun is over as Leicester City issue a statement confirming that they have not sacked their manager.

The sack that features heavily in the Nigel Pearson not sacked jokes after Leicester City's statement

And now it’s time for the best Nigel Pearson not sacked jokes after Leicester City issued a statement confirming that, contrary to reports on social media, they have not sacked their manager.


Leicester said:

Contrary to media speculation on Sunday evening, Nigel remains the Club’s First Team Manager.

Reports to the contrary are inaccurate and without foundation.

So it looks like the rumours are false and Pearson remains in his job at the club for the time being.

Check out this selection of the best Nigel Pearson not sacked jokes after Leicester’s statement:

Pearson now not sacked? He's clinging onto his job with both hands!

— Jim Daly (@jimdalycomedy) February 8, 2015

Maybe Pearson grabbed the #LCFC board by the neck & held on to their shirts for an uncomfortably long time until they changed their minds

— Adam Blackmore (@bigadamsport) February 8, 2015

Have Leicester sacked Pearson? It's hard to say. Would I have shaken his hand? Yes. Would he have grabbed my throat? I don't know.

— Wenger Knows Best (@wengerknowsbest) February 8, 2015

Pearson must have some agent . Gets him a job hours after been sacked in a environment he's familiar with ????

— Stephen Henderson (@HOTSHOTZ2) February 8, 2015

Extraordinary that even the papers can't agree whether Pearson sacked or not after yesterday's bizarre incident pic.twitter.com/DR3ZSE9g5Y

— Jamie Angus (@grvlx001) February 8, 2015

??You put Pearson In, Pearson Out, in, out, in , out , throttle a random player. Do the Hokey Cokey and you turn around, then get relegated ??

— hollowspy (@hollowspy) February 8, 2015

Nigel Pearson lives to strangle another day.

— MrPaulRobinson (@MrPaulRobinson) February 8, 2015

Nigel Pearson walking into #LCFC on Monday… pic.twitter.com/VdOPqGyHpj

— GeoffPetersTalkSPORT (@talkSPORTgeoff) February 8, 2015

Don't think 'sacked in the evening and then unsacked in the evening' is going to cut it as much of a chant #Pearson

— David Knight (@noseybassa) February 8, 2015

He'll go when he wants, he'll go when he waaaaants, he's Nigel Pearson, he'll go when he wants!!!! ??LCFC?? Ha ha love it!!! #LCFC

— Sarah Everett (@1Sarah86) February 8, 2015

Nigel Pearson is really good appointment by #lcfc tonight – the best man for the job

— Andy Mann (@AndyMann77) February 8, 2015

Sky sports news say Nigel Pearson sacked, now he isn't. Maybe they shot an alternative ending and accidentally broadcast both scenarios

— Kevin Fleming (@kevinho_2) February 8, 2015

So now Leicester haven't sacked Nigel Pearson? Someone really needs to get a grip. pic.twitter.com/Ja0qKLdAAX

— Matt Rudge (@Mattrudge) February 8, 2015