The funniest tweets from the world of football this past week, featuring Tottenham Hotspur signing Gareth Bale on loan, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s new deal with Arsenal, Man United’s woes on the pitch and in the transfer market, and Bayern Munich’s trolling.
Gareth Bale is finally returning to Spurs after seven years away at Real Madrid.
Gareth Bale leaving Madrid’s training ground pic.twitter.com/JaWqSDDzw9
— karl (@afckarl) September 16, 2020
Trying to act impressed by the new Spurs stadium as if he’s just arrived from Boreham Wood.
The moment @GarethBale11 stepped out at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for the very first time… #BaleIsBack ⚪️ #COYS pic.twitter.com/ndIQy2WBgy
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) September 19, 2020
Bale wants to bring ‘winning mentality’ to Spurs
At least he’ll be appreciated in Tottenham.
Bale leaving Madrid with more goals for the club than Ronaldo Nazario, more assists than Beckham, more games than Figo, more trophies than Zidane and more Champions Leagues than Raul. And nobody sorry to see him go.
— Dermot Corrigan (@dermotmcorrigan) September 19, 2020
Meanwhile, Rhian Brewster looks set to be on the move.
Liverpool: Selling a reserve
Midtable Premier League teams: pic.twitter.com/4C3Ny2BtAM
— Jonny Sharples (@JonnyGabriel) September 18, 2020
Liverpool open to letting Brewster leave on a permanent deal
There was good news for Arsenal as they tied down Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to a new contract.
This is where you belong, Auba ❤️
🤝 @Aubameyang7 pic.twitter.com/sgViWSBYWf
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) September 15, 2020
— Ian Wright (@IanWright0) September 15, 2020
Arteta reveals ‘the big reason’ behind Aubameyang’s decision to stay
And now to check in on Man United’s transfer business:
— Top 10 (@Top10Galleries) September 17, 2020
And it only got worse for the club at the weekend.
VAR turning on us like pic.twitter.com/NpjVcNBpjy
— Pøgba Senior (@TheSaItIsHere) September 19, 2020
Suggest Ed Woodward puts in a bid for my mother's urn as it would do a better defensive job then Lindelof.
— Rachel O'Neill ✌️ (@ronronzo) September 19, 2020
Palace didn’t score more than two goals in any Premier League game last season.
— Tim Stillman (@Stillberto) September 19, 2020
Expectation is not meeting reality at Old Trafford.
— 🦥 (@notjoelol) September 19, 2020
They have one thing in common with Fulham anyway.
man utd fulham
needing a cb but trying to sign wingers
— Jack J Collins – Ranks FC Podcast (@jackjcollins) September 19, 2020
After a second 4-3 in a row, are Leeds United the great entertainers or just gravely naive?
Salford City co-owner Gary Neville mocked Everton when the two clubs met in the League Cup midweek.
Everton??? 😂 https://t.co/exFJr3uIgf
— Gary Neville (@GNev2) September 16, 2020
But the Toffees are putting up a better title challenge than his former club Man United.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin when Everton win the ball back pic.twitter.com/Agoyf1klsf
— JAYROK (@jayrokonline) September 19, 2020
The secret to being a good team player is knowing your role in the side.
True story 😂 https://t.co/dvRGeXyluK
— Dominic Calvert-Lewin (@CalvertLewin14) September 20, 2020
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Wolves have a devastating duo on their hands.
No one can beat Shane Duffy in the air.
I stay in an area that doesn’t have much light pollution, so I get a great view of the moon. Tonight I was admiring it and suddenly out of nowhere Shane Duffy rose up and headered it home
— Cillian Sheridan (@CillianSheridan) September 16, 2020
Snappy comeback from Neville.
No, she thought I was a better right back than him. https://t.co/DmMDJAwfaj
— Gary Neville (@GNev2) September 20, 2020
Recalling Peter Schmeichel’s greatest ever performance for Man United
Neil Warnock’s reaction to testing positive for Coronavirus.
— Jonny Sharples (@JonnyGabriel) September 17, 2020
Cruel trolling from Bayern Munich.
Half time whistle goes. Bayern 3-0 up on Schalke and the PA starts blaring out: “Easy. Easy.” [Cro version] Ouch. pic.twitter.com/khBUbl5sOA
— Archie Rhind-Tutt (@archiert1) September 18, 2020
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