Hey Ronnie, Guess What... Update: Best & Worst Player Announcement ft. Mbappe, Bony and Renato Sanches

Update: Yesterday's Deadline Day was the climax of this summer's crazy transfer window with Mbappe joining Paris Saint-Germain just shortly ahead of the World Cup qualifiers match against the Netherlands and Lemar's transfer to Arsenal open and not concluded in the end. However, Lemar was playing a great match for France (It was reported that Lemar did not want to play for a Europa League club and therefore did not join Arsenal).

Paris Saint-Germain again badly photoshopped transfer pictures, just as the did with Neymar, while Swansea went quite crazy on Twitter announcing their last-minute transfers.

This picture from Mbappe was taken from Nike's AS Monaco 17-18 kit launch, 'bringing the sun from Monaco to Paris'

Kylian Mbappe x Paris Saint-Germain

Kylian Mbappe was preparing for the match against Netherlands, so PSG photoshopped, amongst others, this picture of the Frenchman...

Swansea x Renato Sanches

Swansea x Bony

Olympique Marseille x Mitroglou

With the new season finally getting underway, the club football-less summer is over. However, this summer was likely the most interesting ever without a major championship for football fans because of the transfer market.

We at Footy Headlines have had an eye on the fancy player announcements pictures and videos that clubs released to promote their transfers, ranging from beautiful announcement videos to quite strange ways to announce a transfer.

It is relatively new that teams try to make a big splash with their transfer news. In fact, Paul Pogba's return to Manchester United last year that was accompanied by its own social media strategy and #Pogback hashtag marked the beginning of clubs eyeing new ways to announce incoming players, managers and kit deals.

2017-18 Summer Transfer Window - Player Announcement Videos

Liverpool x Salah

No football to talk about in the summer, so Liverpool fans bombarded the club on social media to finally announce the pending Salah transfer. When the club reached an agreement with the player and AS Roma about the transfer and Salah passed the medical, the club released a great short video to announce the transfer - Salah Announced.

Various clubs were be inspired by Liverpool and released similar videos in the past few weeks.

Manchester City x Benjamin Mendy

Man City was one club that imitated Liverpool's way to announce a transfer with a short video, even though the Citizens' 'Manchester has changed' video was not so great, to say the least. They soon added a Tweet with a link to the club's website so fans knew that they have signed Benjamin Mendy.

Everton x Sandro

From Malaga to Liverpool, Everton's video to announce the transfer of Sandro shows how the player is picked up from the airport.

Wolfsburg x Gomez

A transfer that was made last year is Wolfsburg's signing of Mario Gomez, the club's new number 33.

Sevilla x Navas

Sevilla put the game to the next level with the announcement of the Navas deal by releasing a short and dramatic video titled '¡¡¡Es nuestro!!! (It's our!).

Liverpool x Andy Robertson

Not as important as the Salah deal, Liverpool's video to announce the signing of Andy Robertson from Hull City reminds us of video games such as PES and GTA.

PSG x Neymar

📈✅ #BemvindoNeymarJR 🇧🇷 #Paris #PSG #Football

Ein Beitrag geteilt von Paris Saint-Germain (@psg) am

Paris Saint-Germain kept it quite traditional with the way to announce the Neymar deal. They had no picture of him wearing a PSG shirt yet (for whatever reason...), so they photoshopped one of him wearing the PSG kit. The only mistake was that the picture shows him wearing Nike Magista boots despite Nike jut having released the Brazilian's first-ever Mercurial signature boot.

Sevilla x Nolito

Sevilla's Photoshop of Nolito celebrating a goal is kinda bad with wrongly sized and bad-adjusted logos. We don't want to analyze it further and just present Barcelona's Nelson Semedo's Photoshop to show it is done.

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