Best tweets as Liverpool close in on 2 year deal for Southampton’s Rickie Lambert; Medical tomorrow

In the last 24 hours Liverpool appear to have secured the services of Southampton and England frontman Rickie Lambert.

The 32 year old lifelong Liverpool fan will join for a reported £4m fee and will provide a different option to Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge.

The transfer seemed to come out of nowhere and there was mixed reaction from fans on Twitter, with most pleased with the fairytale story.

Some of the best tweets can be seen below.