Something funny about latest hot tips for transfers to Barnsley

TRANSFER talk grows during the January transfer window and some Barnsley fans have been intrigued by apparent interest in four overseas players.

On the BFC Fans Forum website there's a posting naming four players who could be heading to Oakwell.

There's Morgen Mourru, a German but playing in the Ivory Coast; there's Paulo Costa Lentti, an Italian U19 cap from Bari; there's an American-born winger playing in Belgium called Clint Pief-Royaal and a top flight Dutch player, Houpe van der Mietis.

Such stuff always gets the fans talking... until they dig deeper! Morgen Mourru is an anagram of Rumour Monger; Paulo Costa Lentti becomes Total Speculation; Clint Pief-Royaal is, indeed, Fictional Player and as for Houpe van der Mietis, don't be fooled either - that rolls out as I've made this one up.

Somebody having fun with Reds fans - some were actually heard eagerly discussing those prospective transfers the other day!

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