Well, we all saw that one coming.
On hearing the news that Pep Guardiola, current manager of Bayern Munich, is to replace Manuel Pellegrini to become the next manager of Manchester City, Twitter instantly turned into a frenzy of celebratory City fans, distraught United supporters, and a whole host of quick-witted joksters all wading in to share their 140-character thoughts on what might be the worst-kept secret in FA history.
Here's our pick of the best reactions so far:
BREAKING: Pep Guardiola to join Man United in the summer. pic.twitter.com/Jr742uQK9g— Copa90 (@Copa90) February 1, 2016
Exclusive video footage of Pep Guardiola right now! pic.twitter.com/AruByY1qpY— Paddy Power (@paddypower) February 1, 2016
Breaking news. Manchester City confirm the worst kept secret in football: Pep Guardiola will be their coach next season.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) February 1, 2016
Pep signing for City has really messed up my day. His records at Barca & Bayern are unreal..he goes anywhere close to them heights & its— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) February 1, 2016
Reaction of Man City fans when finding out Pep will be their manager next year… https://t.co/kHeZtlPOdZ— Football Funnys (@FootballFunnys) February 1, 2016
Pep Guardiola has won 19 titles in 384 games as a manager.— GeniusFootball (@GeniusFootball) February 1, 2016
A trophy every 20 matches!
Welcome to the PL! pic.twitter.com/1EGf1yymQU
When Pep Guardiola joins your club... pic.twitter.com/sDMkGHL07g— City Watch (@City_Watch) February 1, 2016
No question that Pep Guardiola's a world class manager, but there's one thing LvG has that he never will. A fringe.— Sam Homewood (@SamHomewood) February 1, 2016
Manuel Pellegrini's attitude to work for the rest of this season... pic.twitter.com/SyixPuLcbK— Paddy Power (@paddypower) February 1, 2016
Sgt Pep and the blue moonies LG X— Liam Gallagher (@liamgallagher) February 1, 2016
Manchester City in their entire history: 17 titles.— Football Facts (@FootbalIFact) February 1, 2016
Pep in his career: 36 TITLES
Bigger than the club he's joining pic.twitter.com/eY2VeLXiMe
This happened when one of the 90min employees was on the toilet when Guardiola was announced. No names... pic.twitter.com/HShHX3G9FO— 90min (@90min_Football) February 1, 2016
Welcome to Premier League with Man City, Pep Guardiola!— Barça Fans Club (@barcafans_club) February 1, 2016
THIS is your Reaction to Messi Nutmeg vs Citypic.twitter.com/APnQvr0hLN
"They've gone with who? Guardiola? Well this wasn't worth getting out the pool for" pic.twitter.com/fr7u9juXDC— Joe Baiamonte (@JoeBaia) February 1, 2016