Tuesday 22 January 2019

Gary Lineker brilliantly burns Piers Morgan during row over Jamie Vardy's possible Arsenal move

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

News broke last night that Arsenal have made a bid for Leicester striker Jamie Vardy and Gary Lineker has not taken it well.

The Match of the Day presenter started his career with the Foxes and was one of their most vocal supporters throughout their magical season which culminated in a Premier League title win last month.

Read more: Arsenal trigger release clause in Jamie Vardy's Leicester contract - report

The news, first reported in the Guardian, that Arsenal have activated Vardy's release clause with a bid caused Lineker to take to Twitter to plead with the striker to stay put, and famous Gunner Piers Morgan couldn't resist chiming in.

We'll leave it up to you to decide who comes out on top here, although Lineker does get a particularly good one-liner in.


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