It’s been a wild night as Liverpool FC confirmed the signing of Netherlands forward Cody Gakpo last night, subject to work permit and international clearance.
And the online world has been reacting to the news in a variety of ways. And we’ve brought some of them together in this article so that you can see them also.
First came the announcement from Liverpool’s official Twitter. In a series of quickfire tweets, the LFC social media team confirmed the news of Gakpo’s signing.
We have reached an agreement for the transfer of Cody Gakpo from PSV Eindhoven, subject to a work permit, and the forward will join at the start of the January transfer window 🙌
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) December 28, 2022
Back in the Netherlands, PSV Eindhoven did their own emotional homage to their former striker by uploading a compilation video of Gakpo’s highlights at the club, from his time in the youth ranks all the way through to the first team, along with a message to Liverpool.
— PSV (@PSV) December 28, 2022
Even former players couldn’t hold back their excitement, with former Red Ryan Babel sending Gakpo a crown emoji on Twitter.
— Ryan Babel (@Ryanbabel) December 29, 2022
Many LFC fans were quick to highlight the role that Van Dijk played in the transfer of Gakpo.
Virgil is all of us at this moment. pic.twitter.com/XrV8yowXWr
— Samuel (@SamueILFC) December 28, 2022
It seems that some have already created a new chant for the incoming star.
Your the finest I’ve ever known Cody Gakpo pic.twitter.com/4NUE6I3kV9
— t (@terrencemc97) December 28, 2022
With some thinking of what the future might be for Jurgen Klopp’s side if The Reds secure the signing of Jude Bellingham too.
Jota, Diaz, Gakpo, Ibou, Nunez, Bellingham… Jurgen is cooking up his second great Liverpool team right before our eyes 👨🍳 pic.twitter.com/GBd5JosZCa
— European Royalty 🔴👑 (@lfcalsty99) December 28, 2022
While others were quick to poke fun at arch rivals Manchester United, who were heavily linked with a move to Gakpo from the summer until news broke of Liverpool’s move.
Cody Gakpo sitting with his Man Utd teammates. pic.twitter.com/HZpkPV41LJ
— Ivan Schwakoff LFC Transfer News (@Ivan_Schwakoff) December 28, 2022
It seems that fans everywhere are excited about the news of Gakpo’s arrival at the club.