Deadline day: The countdown in memes

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Around the UK football fans are gripped to their phones and computers as they wait for their club to sign a player before the 2300 GMT deadline.

#DeadlineDay - or Transfer Deadline Day - or January Transfer Window Deadline - has become a yearly spectacle on social media too.

Today alone there have been 86,000 tweets about #DeadlineDay and fans are using other transfer-related terms such as "#TransferDeadlineDay" and "Transfer Deadline".

And of course, not surprising, the jokes on the internet are providing some great material as fans wait for the latest season-changing signings.

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