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Transfer deadline day: The funniest reactions to David de Gea saga

Published 01/09/2015

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal

As David de Gea's move from Manchester United to Real Madrid dramatically collapsed today, the world of Twitter had a field day.

It emerged that goalkeeper De Gea's proposed £29million move fell apart because paperwork was submitted a minute after the Spanish transfer window closed at midnight local time.

United have insisted the fault did not lie with them and say they have proof they submitted their relevant documentation in time.

But Real have declined the option to appeal to La Liga or world governing body FIFA over the matter - and issued a lengthy 10-point statement that said the club did "everything necessary, and at all times, to implement these two transfers".

The shambles prompted much reaction and banter in the form of Vines, Gifs and photoshopped pics. We take a look at the best...

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