Sunderland and Celtic fans react on Twitter to Steven Fletcher's Marseille move

The Scotland international has headed to Marseille until the end of the season.

In perhaps one of the shock deals of transfer deadline day Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher has departed the club to join French side Marseille on loan until the end of the season.

The Scotland international has clearly not impressed his new manager Sam Allardyce and he is now all set to leave the club for nothing in the summer.

Fletcher was a big money signing for Sunderland when they snapped him up from Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2012.

However after scoring 11 goals in 30 games in his first season he struggled with injuries and form. He has scored just 23 goals in 102 appearances for the club and despite the odd good performance against local rivals Newcastle United it never really happened for him at the Stadium of Light.

Here is how Sunderland fans reacted to the news...









They were not alone however. Celtic fans have been expecting to see him at Parkhead. Fletcher is a self-confessed Bhoy and has been linked with a move in the past.

Celtic would however struggle to pay his wages and no deal came about - although some Celtic fans are hopeful of signing him for free in the summer.

Here is how Celtic fans reacted...

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