Transfer deadline day: The funniest reactions to David de Gea saga
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...
Footage of Real Madrid officials trying to open Man United's document has been leaked. http://t.co/csAITfxMys— Football Funnys (@FootballFunnys) September 1, 2015
What really happened tonight: Real Madrid: "We want De Gea!" Man Utd: "Give us Ramos or Bale first!" https://t.co/UKdTORnSsC— Football Funnys (@FootballFunnys) August 31, 2015
Ed Woodward: What do you think about sending the paperwork through a minute too late? LvG: https://t.co/JQB1eoSV4n— BreatheSport (@BreatheSport) August 31, 2015
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