Tuesday 16 July 2019

14 Premier League memes only fantasy football managers will understand

From missing the deadline to the pain of picking a captain.

Merci Arsene sign (John Walton/EMPICS Sport)
Merci Arsene sign (John Walton/EMPICS Sport)

By Edd Dracott and Max McLean, Press Association

With the relegation battle and top-four race looking like a foregone conclusion and the champions already crowned, you’d be forgiven for thinking there’s not much excitement to be had in the Premier League’s final round of fixtures.

If you’re one of the millions of fantasy football managers out there however, it’s crunch time after a hard-fought season across mini-leagues – your final team selection headache and last chance to bag some points.

To celebrate before the end, here are some memes made from pictures of the Premier League – accompanied by some truths only fantasy footballers will understand.

1. Footballers make great puns.

Mourinho with a notepad

2. Stubbornness can hurt.

Zaha celebrating

3. Managers can’t be trusted.

4. Time always gets away from you at least once.

A goal is scored against Watford

5. Life’s not fair.

Kane looking dejected and celebrating

6. Think with your head not your heart.

Guardiola and Sanchez

7. Players can surprise you.

Arsene Wenger looking at bench

8. Victory can be relative.

Brighton players celebrating

9. You will try and fail to not be competitive.

Pardew and Mourinho

10. Chips can be an irritant.

Noble and pitch invader

11. The gameweek isn’t over until it’s over.

Arnautovic and Lanzini celebrating

12. Wealth can make you happy.

Wagner lifted into air by players

13. You have to find a philosophy you believe in.

Pochettino and Conte argue

14. Even the smallest victories can be taken very seriously.

Salah with player of the year award

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