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Player is photographed signing loan deal, is actually signing a table

Contract signing photos have finally jumped the shark.

THE CONTRACT SIGNING photo is a staple in football’s media coverage today. Player X signs a new deal and the club tweets out a staged photo of him signing on the dotted line. Cheltenham did their version of the charade earlier today but forgot one key component of the set-up…….


Poor Eusebio Bancessi. No wonder he looks underwhelmed, some club official obviously said ‘Look Eusebio, there is no ink left in the printer so we don’t have a physical contract but the photographer is only booked til two so we may as well take a few snaps.’

So, is Bancessi still a Wolves player or does he have to give a copy of that desk to his lawyer?

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