The insider stated that the deal isn’t dead yet, but plenty of fans weren’t convinced and it’s hardly surprising given how much of a meal the club has made out of securing targets, like Carlos Bacca in recent years – yes, we’re all sick of these drawn-out transfer sagas.
With seven assists already in his short senior career in his native Portugal, the 20-year-old Fernandes could be a handy addition to David Moyes’ side, but it’s looking unlikely that the full international will be arriving in east London this month.
Below is a list of the best reactive Tweets to Ex’s news…
It will go on right up to the deadline….and then we’ll sign Joe Allen 🤣
I’m guessing a big club has turned his head
— Jimmy (@JM24__) January 7, 2020
Never saw this coming… Joe Allen it is 😂🤦🏻♂️👇
Knowing our luck they’ll ask for a loan fee of £1 but our owners we still try get it down to 50p
— Mason Mcginty (@mcginty_mason) January 7, 2020
It’s not Dark yet, but it’s getting there!
— James at Large (@isafitzzz) January 7, 2020
Yet lol 😂
— 🏴3Lsndnancy🇨🇦 (@LewisBurrell4) January 7, 2020
Give Sullivan time it will be
— Stuart Dillon (@StuartDillon1) January 7, 2020
The fact that you said yet is so promising 😂😂😂
— Taylor. (@TayMack1994) January 7, 2020
It’s dead, you know our board.
— Bill baker (@Billbak63641871) January 8, 2020