Early Doors

Overreaction Theatre: Will Di Maria do a quick U-turn?

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Manchester United's latest struggles had everyone tittering on Twitter, and wondering what prospective new signing Angel Di Maria must be thinking.

[MORE TROUBLE FOR UNITED AS THEY LABOUR TO SUNDERLAND DRAW]

The Real Madrid midfielder is reported to be on the brink of a £64m move to Old Trafford after agreeing to join United but, according to those on Twitter, might be having second thoughts after United's dismal performance away at Sunderland.

As United laboured to an unimpressive 1-1 draw at the Stadium of Light, even Manchester United's own Twitter account seemed to be losing all hope.

And there was one familiar scapegoat in particular during the first half...

In one of the two earlier kick-offs, when QPR were being given a football lesson byTottenham, some old tweets from Joey Barton began to do the rounds...

Not that these tweets came as a surprise to everyone...

The star of the show - Barton aside - was of course man of the match Erik Lamela, who shrugged off a horrid first season in English football to finally come good in the Premier League.

Another Eric was on show for Spurs: defender Eric Dier, who made it two goals in two games - a stat which did not go unnoticed by one of our very own...

Sadly for this family, though, there was one Spurs star who didn't find the net....

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