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Twitter Reacts to Manchester United Signing Eric Bailly

It’s finally been confirmed, Eric Bailly is José Mourinho’s first signing as Manchester United manager.

The Villareal defender joins the club on a four-year deal for a price believed to be in the region of £30 million. His impressive first season at the “Yellow Submarine” meant he had several suitors but it seems the draw`of Mourinho was too much to resist.

United’s official Twitter account tweeted this today, confirming the news.

United fans across social media were quick to react, here are some of the best responses to the big news this afternoon.

https://twitter.com/MaireadMcMahon/status/740513647642939392

https://twitter.com/Footballltrolls/status/740523055437336579

https://twitter.com/SemperFiUnited/status/740521344702369793

https://twitter.com/MrStephenHowson/status/740517538300301313

Bailly had this to say after joining:

 “It is a dream come true to be joining Manchester United. To play football at the highest level is all I have ever wanted to do.

“I want to progress to be the best that I can be and I believe working with Jose Mourinho will help me develop in the right way and at the right club. I am looking forward to meeting my new team-mates and to starting this new chapter of my life.”

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Author: The PA Team

This article was written by a member of The PA Team.