The best transfer deadline day jokes as 2016/17 January window closes

Shuts on a night of Premier League action.

Many a contract was signed during the 2016/17 January transfer window and there were deadline day jokes as it closed
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As the January transfer window slammed shut on a night of Premier League action yesterday, these were the best of the deadline day jokes.

With so many games going on and so little big money changing hands across the country, you could be forgiven for having let this formerly special day pass you by…

But fear not, since this is a selection of the best of the transfer deadline day jokes as the 2016/17 January window closes:

Let's get in the spirit!! #Transferdeadlineday ⚽️ pic.twitter.com/R8mmnBu0Aq

— Mark Robinson (@robboma24) January 31, 2017

The Pope signs for @SunderlandAFC #transferdeadlineday pic.twitter.com/puPXXVdVqX

— Fr Dougal McGuire (@DougalMacGuire) January 31, 2017

Never understood why spurs didn't sign Moussa Dembele unless the reason was it would've confused our payroll dept #transferdeadlineday

— mouthykev (@mouthykev) January 31, 2017

99.9 – 99.9% of all faxes sent each year in Britain are sent on Transfer Deadline Day. Retro.

— OptaJoke (@OptaJoke) January 31, 2017

Breaking: Liverpool have signed Auxerre youngster Gael Forcewind for an undisclosed fee on a 3 and a half year deal #LFC #Deadlineday

— All things Everton (@OnlyEverton1878) 31 January 2017

Arsenal's Gedion Zelalem seems excited about his move to VVV-Venlo… #DeadlineDay pic.twitter.com/5Wa5mWQH8k

— Soccer AM (@SoccerAM) 31 January 2017

They should rename #transferdeadlineday #UnderwhelmingLatvianMidfielder day.

— Richard Osman (@richardosman) January 31, 2017

Just to confirm, I'm definitely not moving on #DeadlineDay as I've just spent a good 6-months finally getting to know my postman properly.

— Boring James Milner (@BoringMilner) 31 January 2017

I've had the call… U-Turn drives… I'm on my way.. boots in the boot! @premierleague Comeback #DeadlineDay #BigSam pic.twitter.com/KdSyGVukiC

— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) 31 January 2017

Deadline day signing news, not to be out done by the 'Big Boys' we have spent £6.99 at Homebase on a new rake #NonLeague its how we roll. pic.twitter.com/8eTT9EE1bi

— Barton Rovers FC (@bartonroversfc) 31 January 2017

@bartonroversfc we've got a rake, a brand new rake, I just don't think you understand, it cost 6.99 we got it on deadline, we got a brand…

— Graham Golds (@goldenone69) January 31, 2017

I swear to christ Demba Ba has joined Besiktas on transfer deadline day for each of the past five years.

— Enzo Eamore (@EamoV1) 31 January 2017

BREAKING: West Ham have put a loan bid in for Chinese Super League based right back Foo Kin No-Wan#DeadlineDay pic.twitter.com/1xEBck244X

— West Ham Social (@WestHamSocial) 31 January 2017

😂😂😂 @getreading having a mare #DeadlineDay #readingfc #YermasDildo pic.twitter.com/GXhGuy6gJZ

— Mark Hipgrave (@SpudRFC) 31 January 2017

I miss the old transfer #DeadlineDayhttps://t.co/07lspxUakk

— Football News (@TransferBibIe) January 31, 2017

"Hello Marouane, it's David Moyes here…" #DeadlineDay pic.twitter.com/oQKs5TyWXM

— TheSPORTbible (@TSBible) January 31, 2017

KaKa has been spotted at Mill Field in the Car Park #DeadlineDay 🔵⚽️ pic.twitter.com/ueYDwifXz0

— Aveley FC (@AveleyFC) 31 January 2017

Leeds sign Bent #DeadlineDay pic.twitter.com/VqY8mudVfb

— Not Laughing! (@DeIe_Alli) 31 January 2017

BREAKING: Harry Redknapp in talks to sign Peter Crouch & Niko Kranjcar even though he's not managing anyone #DeadlineDay pic.twitter.com/CsGUfvkS3l

— betclever (@bet_clever) 31 January 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Moth found near wallet of Arsene Wenger. Alive and kicking. #DeadlineDay #AllTheFootball pic.twitter.com/ziJqm7iucv

— Virgin Media (@virginmedia) 31 January 2017

@SkySportsNewsHQ what a fuss #transferdeadlineday who gives a ####!

— Jonathan Davies OBE (@JiffyRugby) January 31, 2017

Our special statement ref #mattytaylor #BristolRovers #BristolCity #SSNHQ #UnbelievableJeff #DeadlineDay @ASPolice @ASPBristolSouth 😀👍 pic.twitter.com/2XCoEwS0yB

— ASPolice Catch (@ASPoliceCatch) 31 January 2017

Claudio Bravo's attempt to hand in a transfer request on Deadline Day has failed as he dropped it outside Pep Guardiola's office.

— Footy Jokes (@F00TY_J0KES) 31 January 2017


Arsene Wenger has completed the transfer of 3 points to Watford.

— UNITED (@442weets) 31 January 2017

A couple of transfers didn't go through last night as some clubs couldn't get their "Welcome to the club" twitter graphics done on time.

— Spirit of Mirko (@mirkobolesan) February 1, 2017

That's all folks! #TransferDeadlineDay pic.twitter.com/ja1I583YYY

— Leeds United (@LUFC) January 31, 2017

@LUFC Announce a third pen!!!!

— Mr Geldard (@MrJGeldard) January 31, 2017