ALEXIS SANCHEZ introduced his arrival at Manchester United by enjoying a rousing rendition of Glory, Glory Man Utd on the piano.
It was bizarre, it was lovely, it was arty… and it was ripe for having the mick taken out of it.
One fuming Gunners fan posted: “Sanchez actually left my membership to be enjoying piano as if he’s John Legend. I am f***ing sick to my abdomen.”
One other stated: “United getting Sanchez to play the piano. Is he a footballer or a pop star? F***ing state of it.”
A fellow person raged: “So in the identical Premier League season we had Lingard milly rock on us, and Sanchez enjoying the piano in a United shirt? Has there ever been a worse time to be an Arsenal fan?”
It is a honest level, given all Henrikh Mkhitaryan acquired for becoming a member of Arsene Wenger’s facet was a fist bump emoji and hyperlink to a information story.
However signing bulletins in soccer as a complete have reached dizzying new heights lately.
Right here SunSport appears at 9 of the weirdest.
Antonio Rudiger at Chelsea
Good concept, this one, but it surely simply comes throughout as just a little awkward.
Why would Rudiger be hiding out within the again room of a store? Why is the person enjoying the dad within the clip fairly so aggressive when suggesting the names of David Luiz and Eden Hazard?
Why is the lady behind the counter so stunned to search out out Rudiger is now a Chelsea participant?
So many questions, so few solutions.
Josh Tymon at Stoke
This have to be essentially the most apathetic thumbs-up ever seen.
Additionally, why would Stoke be tweeting ‘SIGN SOMEONE STOKE!!!’ to themselves?
Stuart Taylor at Southampton
This one is definitely sensible, ripping aside conference and gladly satirising the whole lot incorrect with trendy bulletins.
What’s higher, it was all simply to disclose the brand new one-year contract of then 36-year-old goalkeeper Taylor.
He went on to make exactly zero appearances.
Patrik Schick at Roma
Fairly merely the best video of all time.
Watch it and delight in its glory.
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Aleksandar Kolarov at Roma
The previous Manchester Metropolis defender appeared surprisingly unconvinced by the proposal on this video.
However then does being kidnapped, thrown into an invisible automobile, parachuted out of a airplane solely to land in a tree filled with goats actually sound all that interesting?
Nah, thought not.
Oscar Gobern at Yeovil City
High marks for creativity right here, this can be a nice effort.
Topical, related, one thing younger individuals will get and perceive, and with an honest little bit of humour too.
Frank de Boer at Crystal Palace
You are taking an enormous wager while you evaluate the arrival of a brand new supervisor to the method used to sign a brand new Pope has been chosen.
However Palace had massive, massive issues in retailer for De Boer. Sadly, it additionally included his sacking after simply 5 video games.
Pepe at Besiktas
Ricardo Quaresma: “Hi there amigo, ‘ow are you? Come to Besiktas.”
Insert diabolical Nineties home music right into a scene the place each appear to be they’re a part of a hostage video.
Pepe: “Hello Quaresma. I’m coming to Besiktas.”
Repeat once more for one of many worst bulletins ever.
John Terry at Aston Villa
Made-up WhatsApp conversations are a bit outdated hat however in equity to Villa this was a really respectable effort.
Dr Tony Xia’s indecipherable messages are there, plus a shock arrival from the legendary Paul McGrath.