Social Shots: Liverpool’s exotic new home; Big Sam shock; Kompany at Man Utd?

Date published: Wednesday 22nd May 2019 3:28

Liverpool get familiar with their new surroundings for their Marbella training camp, Sir Alex Ferguson’s shopping list is leaked, and there’s a move for Sam Allardyce – all in Social Shots.

In our new regular feature, we take a look at the best social media posts from across the world of football in the past 24 hours. Football and social media can go hand in hand, but not everyone gets it right. Here, we celebrate those that do, highlighting the posts that have made us chuckle, the videos of wonder goals that we’ve just had to watch again, or just anything we felt simply had to be shared….

 

Pep Cooliola

Pep Guardiola, a man of many talents.

 

Leeds letdown

Disappointed Game of Thrones viewers need to get some perspective.

 

Plan behind the prank

Manchester City have revealed how they pulled off the prank fooling people into thinking they’d broken the Premier League trophy.

 

Kompany in red?

Vincent Kompany is bidding an emotional farewell to Manchester City, but things could have turned out very differently. This leaked list of Sir Alex Ferguson’s transfer targets at rivals United from 2004 shows that Kompany, then a teenager at Anderlecht, could have ended up on the other side of the Manchester divide.

 

Little Big Sam

Oxford United have announced the signing of Sam Allardyce – no, not that one… it’s the veteran manager’s grandson!

 

Liverpool luxury

Not bad surroundings for Liverpool at their Marbella training camp…

 

President’s plea

One day after retiring from the Ghanaian national team due to being stripped of the captaincy, former Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan has reversed his decision in time for the African Cup of Nations… due to a plea from his country’s president.

 

Not really Inter it

Inter Milan’s new kit features some diagonal stripes across the middle. It’s, erm, different.

 

Simple but solid

Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid have got it right with their new stripes.

 

On this day…

20 years ago today, Man Utd collected the second trophy of their famous treble by beating Newcastle in the FA Cup final.

 

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