Tottenham were left red-faced after their newest trading partners Dulux mocked them on Twitter minutes after a deal was announced on Thursday morning.
The North London club took to Twitter to proudly reveal that the UK paint company had become its official supplier, only for Dulux’s official Twitter account to mercilessly mock its lack of trophies with few fans. soon after.
In a now deleted tweet, Dulux responded to a fan’s joke about storing paint cans in the club’s trophy room because Spurs “don’t seem to be putting anything else in it.”
Tottenham were left red-faced after announcing their latest trade deal with Dulux
The Premier League club announced their new partnership with the paint brand on Thursday
However, Dulux’s official Twitter account poked fun at the club’s lack of silverware soon after.
Dulux responded soon after, posting a photo of an empty storefront with the Spurs badge on it, claiming the “unused trophy cabinet” was “for sale.”
Another fan joined in suggesting to ‘paint the dusty trophy cabinet’ to which Dulux again responded by saying, ‘Don’t be silly, surfaces should be dust free before painting. ”
Fans started cramming into the joke with another asking if Dulux’s iconic old English Sheepdog mascot could play center-back, to which Dulux replied, “He could do a better job. [than some of the defenders]».
Shortly after mocking their new business partners, Dulux deleted the offending tweets, seeing their relationship with the Premier League off to the worst possible start.
Dulux joked that you should always dust off before painting after a fan suggested painting the empty Spurs trophy cabinet
A fan asked if the brand’s iconic dog could play center, which Dulux responded by saying he could probably do “a better job” than some of the club’s current players.
It’s an embarrassing saga for Tottenham, who haven’t won any silverware for over 13 years – with their last trophy in 2008 when they beat Chelsea to win the Carling Cup.
The club’s sterile run has also seen star players linked with moves from White Hart Lane, with Harry Kane warned for an exit if they fail to win the Carabao Cup this month or qualify for the League of Nations. champions at the end of the season.
Dulux’s posts were followed by Spurs fans and rival supporters who joined in the joke, with many pointing out that they could ‘now watch the paint dry’ instead of Jose Mourinho’s men, who were criticized for this. season for the defensive style of football.
Another Twitter user provided a mock-up of the Dulux dog sitting alongside downed Spurs players, saying the animal “must be worth trying in defense.”
Tottenham are currently in a bad patch and have seen their chances of qualifying for European elite competition next season take a huge hit after dropping points in back-to-back games against Newcastle and Manchester United.
More fans jumped on the bandwagon and took the opportunity to mock Spurs more
Failure to win the Carabao Cup and secure European football next season will see Special One sacked, as reported Sports messaging.
As a result, Spurs have been linked with a number of different managers to replace Mourinho, with Maurizio Sarri, Nuno Espirito Santo and Julian Nagelsmann all on the club’s managers wish list if they part ways with Mourinho.
Spurs are currently seventh in the table and are six points behind rival West Ham, fourth.