Beginning yesterday morning, reports began to swirl that Liverpool were considering signing Udinese’s star forward Luis Muriel. While most took the rumor as a sign that Liverpool were on the verge of selling Luis Suarez to Arsenal, it seems that the reports were less than reliable. In fact, it seems that a single comment on Twitter led to reports like these…
Users on a Liverpool fan forum, Red and White Kop, broke down how the rumor spread from Twitter to major newspapers across England.
Goes to show you that summer transfer season is just a large-scale game of telephone.