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13th Jan 2016

Fans react hilariously to Jonjo Shelvey signing for Newcastle for £12m


The news that Newcastle United have splashed out £12m on Jonjo Shelvey has received a very mixed response.

On the one hand, there is no denying that the former Swansea City man is capable of moments of inspiration, with his game-changing goals and long-range passing.

On the other hand, £12m seems like a lot of money for a player who is very inconsistent, and has been labelled a ‘luxury player’ for a team facing a relegation scrap.

As you can probably imagine, football fans around the country needed no invitation to rip the p*ss. The gags were oh so cruel (and very funny)…