Manchester United patrons in the Transfer Tavern have ordered a round of ales in honour of Zlatan Ibrhaimovic, but supporters of other clubs are giggling behind their backs.
No doubt, the Swedish striker has had a huge impact at Old Trafford since arriving from PSG on a one-year contract last summer, notching up 15 goals and four assists in the Premier League whilst netting 26 times across all competitions.
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) March 29, 2017
Therefore, you’d expect news he could be extending his stay with the Red Devils by another year to strike fear into the hearts of non-United drinkers in the Tavern, but not everybody is so scared of the 35-year-old forward.
Perhaps because of his age, perhaps because he inevitably slows down play, perhaps because he’s only fifth in the Premier League’s scoring charts – behind representatives from Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea – some rival fans online have used the contract update as an opportunity to mock the Red Devils.
Here’s a look at how some Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool fans responded on Twitter…
— Mr.BlueGuy (@ItsMrBlueGuy) March 29, 2017
— iblicalShart (@BiblicalShart) March 29, 2017
— phill (@snaper65) March 29, 2017
— Jiroud (@Girouddy) March 29, 2017
— Anto. (@Fork_that) March 29, 2017
@DeadlineDayLive other players of his caliber would want to finish their career winning big titles, he’s happy with playing Europa League
— Keno 🙂 (@SchereSee) March 29, 2017
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