Newcastle United and Nottingham Forest fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to give their reaction to the transfer of Daryl Murphy.
The former Sunderland man joined Newcastle from Ipswich Town in the summer of 2016 and helped the Magpies get promoted to the Premier League.
Murphy made five starts and eight substitute appearances for Rafael Benitez's side in the Championship last season, scoring five goals and providing one assist in the process.
Forest will be playing in the Championship next season and will be aiming to finish in the top six in order to stand a chance of getting promoted to the English top flight.
Newcastle and Forest fans have taken to Twitter to give their reaction to the transfer of Murphy. Below are some of the best comments:
Newcastle United fans on Daryl Murphy:
Good luck Daryl, whenever called upon he did his job and scored vital goals against Huddersfield and Brentford, great professional. https://t.co/kJV6t0sot0— Jake (@HWTL1892) 21 July 2017
Mr. Murphy. You're a legend & have a place in our hearts for eternity. An adopted Geordie, a true pro, a gent & a damn good footballer #nufc— Stephen Graham (@lemsphotograph1) 21 July 2017
Daryl Murphy is the definition of a class act. Lead the team on and the off the pitch. Cult hero, good luck @NFFC That goal at Brentford— Quinnin (@AdamQuinnin) 21 July 2017
As most people have said, A true professional, Never complained, Did what he had to when picked. Good luck to you— paul 87 (@as4dp64) 21 July 2017
Going to miss you man thanks for the memories pic.twitter.com/D3jlr2IiiC— Zurh I Elliot (@Zurrbs) 21 July 2017
Had a good season with us. Great professional and attitude. Deserves all the success in his move, the toon won't forget you! #NUFC— Scott Geere (@ScottGeere) 21 July 2017
good luck daryl! Thanks for your hard work and professionalism. Played a big part in our promotion and deserve 1st team football— Dean Richardson (@DeanRich4) 21 July 2017
Nottingham Forest fans on Daryl Murphy:
I'm very happy getting someone like that for 2mil ... have a goodun— Stu (@stuuuuu_nffc) 21 July 2017
If he can bag us plenty of goals in this league, I couldn't give a toss how old he is.— Willis Pacey (@WPacey_89) 21 July 2017
Not all Forest fans think like that... A lot of us are happy to have him— Greeny (@Greeny_293) 21 July 2017
Well said only wish some other fans would give him chance not even kicked a ball a excellent player roll on 1st game— jayson warner (@j_warner3) 21 July 2017
welcome daryl better signing than many think just what we need to help ben and jason— forest fan 1971 (@gtomlin71) 21 July 2017