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Football Fans Have Gone To Town On Manchester United On Transfer Deadline Day

Fans of the club are not happy – though fans of other clubs think it's hilarious.

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After reportedly agreeing a deal worth £38 million for unproven French striker Anthony Martial, and after the collapse of the David De Gea transfer to Real Madrid, football fans have gone to town on Manchester United.

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Anthony Martial, just 19 years old, is set to join United for a whopping fee from AS Monaco.

Man United keeper David De Gea had his heart set on a move to Real Madrid, but the deal did not go through before the end of the Spanish transfer window on Monday night, and he is said to be distraught.

This Manchester City fan suggested Ed Woodward may have been to blame...

Ed Woodward sends off the paperwork to Real Madrid...

Though others were blaming it on Real Madrid.

Real Madrid trying to open the David De Gea paperwork like...

Some just seem to have blamed everybody involved.

Real Madrid receiving De Gea documents

There are all sorts of theories flying around, such as this one that Man United sent an old type of Windows document.

Ed Woodward sending one of the greatest clubs in world football a Windows 95 document is phenomenal.

Real Madrid actually seemed to respond to this theory...

Do you have the new Windows 10? Discover it here: http://t.co/9dpjsRUPGj

Real Madrid trying to open David De Gea's documents http://t.co/L2xyey8Kqg

Real Madrid trying to complete David De Gea’s transfer like: https://t.co/Y4840CYfTp #MUFC

But the David De Gea deal is just one half of the focus for today. French sports daily L'Equipe has been BRUTAL about Man United new boy Anthony Martial.

"More expensive than Zidane," reads the front page of L'Equipe today.It bemoans the fact that the former AS Monaco youngster cost more than Zidane did in his prime.
L'Equipe

"More expensive than Zidane," reads the front page of L'Equipe today.

It bemoans the fact that the former AS Monaco youngster cost more than Zidane did in his prime.

They aren't the only publication apparently unsure about Martial's price tag.

French and British press are pretty confident about this new Martial kid then...

Let's hope young Anthony doesn't read the papers today.

Anthony Martial turning to back pages of British newspapers this morning...

Despite the press focusing their attention on "Loopy Louis", Manchester United fans are more concerned about the club's executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward.

Ed Woodward goes home early on deadline day after forgetting password on computer. http://t.co/uKV96VIftq

Some believe the collapse was down to delay tactics, while some seem to believe it was down to incompetence.

Is Ed Woodward using the old "I sent the mail but it must have got stuck in my outbox" beauty! Admin job opening up shortly at #MUFC

@ManUtd needs to sack Ed Woodward. He is a calamity. Failed on Pedro and can't even sell De Gea. how did we get to this?

We are stuck with a player who doesn't want to play for us and it's all thanks to Ed Woodward #MUFC

But Manchester United insiders claim that everything was done in time, and that they are not at fault for the collapse of the deal.

Maybe Real Madrid's pet cat "Galactico" was to blame.

Exclusive footage from Real Madrid's office. #mufc #degea

One thing's for sure: Fans seem to unanimously believe this has been a disastrous transfer window for United, despite the signings of Memphis Depay, Morgan Schneiderlin, and Bastian Schweinsteiger.

From #Neymar & #Muller to #CharlieAustin :P No one trolls #MUFC as they have been trolling themselves

And when well known brands are starting to mug you off on Twitter, it's probably a bad sign...

After file error derails De Gea transfer, Man Utd reveal his new squad number. #DeadlineDay #AllTheFootball

A number of football fans feel sorry for David De Gea, who is a lifelong Real Madrid fan.

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    It's terrible and it's all Ed Woodward's fault
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    It's awful and it's all LVG's fault
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    Two of the best midfielders in Europe ain't bad tbh...
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    I'm sure we'll sign Bale, Neymar, Muller, Ronaldo, Messi and, er, Charlie Adam eventually
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    I find it so hilarious I don't even care
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What do you think of Manchester United's transfer window?
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    The worst thing since unsliced bread
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    It's terrible and it's all Ed Woodward's fault
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    It's awful and it's all LVG's fault
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    Two of the best midfielders in Europe ain't bad tbh...
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    I'm sure we'll sign Bale, Neymar, Muller, Ronaldo, Messi and, er, Charlie Adam eventually
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    I find it so hilarious I don't even care
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