The best Sunderland sign Emmanuel Eboué jokes

Former Arsenal cult hero moves to Wearside until the end of the season.

When Sunderland sign Emmanuel Eboué, you just know there will be jokes
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Here are the best Sunderland sign Emmanuel Eboué jokes as the former Arsenal defender moves to Wearside on a short-term deal.

The Ivorian was something of a cult figure amongst the Emirates faithful for his playful sense of humour, as evidenced in this highlights reel:

Emmanuel Eboue is back in the #PremierLeaguepic.twitter.com/JyOhYIL0M7

— BenchWarmers (@BeWarmers) March 9, 2016

Having spent the last few seasons at Turkish giants Galatasaray, he is now returning to the Premier League and in the process has given rise to the following Sunderland sign Emmanuel Eboué jokes:

Sunderland have all-but-guaranteed their Premier League survival after signing Emmanuel Eboué on a 4 month deal. pic.twitter.com/CmWQKVU9Il

— Messi Minutes (@MessiMinutes) March 9, 2016

Only Emmanuel Eboue could be this happy to be signing for Sunderland. pic.twitter.com/OFlutVdvrN

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) March 9, 2016

@moiinnn on ssn they just said good news for sunderland fans and then said eboue signed

— JFT96 (@dangerkl) March 9, 2016

Emmanuel Eboue to Sunderland. That's importing comedy

— John Aggrey (@Superjohna07) March 9, 2016

Emmanuel Eboue returns to the Premier League.

This is arguably his greatest footballing moment.https://t.co/Q8y6w6XGiX

— TheODDSbible (@TheOddsBible) March 9, 2016

Listen, I took one for the team & drove Eboue all the way to Turkey. Now you're all happy & smiley he's coming back. #whatiswrongwhitchoo??

— Chris Edwards (@Christof62) March 9, 2016

Don't blame it on transfers, don't blame it on injuries, don't blame it on the referee, blame it on Eboue… #newSAFCchant?

— Ian Watmore (@ianwatmore) March 9, 2016

Emmanuel Eboue coming out of the tunnel on Survival Sunday!!! pic.twitter.com/0F2JbNn6Xx

— fplbet (@fplbet) March 9, 2016

Big Sam has commented on the Emmanuel Eboue signing by saying 'f*ck it, it'll be a good laugh, if nothing else.'

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) March 9, 2016

I must say it's super to see Eboué back in English football at Sunderland. Were we tempted to sign him? It's super to see him at Sunderland.

— Wenger Knows Best (@wengerknowsbest) March 10, 2016

Emmanuel Eboué follows Nicklas Bendtner in taking his comedy talents from Arsenal to Sunderland #AFC #SAFC pic.twitter.com/nwf9Azw78o

— Football Burp (@FootballBurp) March 9, 2016