“We’ve got Payet, Dimitri Payet…”
We all know the song. It’s unbelievably catchy and I often mind myself singing it to myself several times each day. It’s so good, that it’s become one of the most popular terrace chants in the country with fans of other clubs acknowledging it’s perfection.
But today it emerged that Arsenal fans have take the same tune and replaced Dimitri Payet’s name with Mesut Ozil’s.
This has led to hundreds of West Ham fans on Twitter going absolutely ape at the Gunners fans, and were also absolutely outraged at one website for reporting on the song and supposedly believing its never been done before.
They’re wrong, of course, but there seems to be a lot of disgust surrounding the fact Arsenal fans are singing the same song as us and also that some websites are reporting it as unique episode.
If I’m honest, the reaction has been pretty ridiculous. It’s only a song! But here are a number of West Ham fans who are aren’t very happy about the whole thing…
"We've got Özil. Mesut Özil. I just don't think you understand. He's Arsène Wenger's man. He's better than Zidane." pic.twitter.com/rMvz8AgCWD
— Football__Tweet (@Football__Tweet) January 17, 2016
Arsenal nabbing our song for payet then. Frauds.
— dan (@danJW17) January 17, 2016
Don't believe arsenal have copied our song. #onesong#onlyonepayet#copyright
— Gary Kinnersley (@Kinners83) January 17, 2016
Fully can't get over arsenal singing our song word for word, tragic
— conn (@daviesconnor43) January 17, 2016
Allow Arsenal nicking our song!
— Butlerrr父♬ (@butler__1995) January 17, 2016
How can Arsenal sing the Payet song bout ozil, 1. He not even on the pitch n 2. He not even French like Zidane!
— robert smith (@darobsta08) January 17, 2016
Oh, and the replies to this tweet really are quite embarrassing. Some people need to grow up…
— FootballFanCast.com (@FootballFanCast) January 17, 2016
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