Twitter can be a merciless place. Upon hearing the news that Jamie Vardy had agreed a stunning four-year deal to remain with Leicester City, users on the site were sent into meltdown.
With Arsenal thought to be closing in on the 24-goal forward, it appeared as if the former Fleetwood Town man’s upward trajectory knew no bounds as he looked set to complete a remarkable rise from non-league football to one of Europe’s most stylish clubs.
Kinda gutted by vardy but glad it's all over. Onto bigger better things hopefully!
— Gooner Bish (@Bish301) June 23, 2016
However, it is perhaps easy to forget that the Foxes are champions of England and are (for now at least) undoubtedly huge players in the Premier League themselves.
Vardy staying then. Fair play to him but Arsenal should have moved on weeks ago.
— Mark McBurney (@MarkMcBurney) June 23, 2016
Say what you want but Vardy has taken correct decision. Hes 29, If Arsenal move fails he will be nobody in 2 years. Hero forever at #LCFC.
— Aneesh Chandoke (@AneeshChandoke) June 23, 2016
After helping the East Midlands outfit to the most unlikely usurping of all time, the 29-year old England international has now all but confirmed his future at the King Power Stadium.
Giroud welcoming Vardy to Arsenal. pic.twitter.com/Fk7ZJlvzWb
— Slash Football (@slashfootball) June 23, 2016
Vardy made the right decision tbf, now Arsenal can go sign Morata, Varane and Mahrez, 100%
— Henry Wilson (@HenryWillo) June 23, 2016
So, the striking search goes on for the Gunners, who still have only Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott to currently call on in centre-forward berths.
Arsene Wenger has succeeded in including Vardy in his long list of players he almost signed.
— Danny WelBeast (@WelBeast) June 23, 2016
Here’s how Twitter saw it as Arsene Wenger was out foxed in his fox hunt for the Foxes ace.
What a time to be alive when Jamie Vardy rejects you
— Martin Murray-Brown (@MurrayB85) June 23, 2016
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