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Hey Jude – Dortmund teased Bellingham signing with Beatles songs on Twitter

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Borussia Dortmund announced their latest signing on Monday morning, but eagle-eyed social media users may have spotted a few hints in the days beforehand.

The Bundesliga club welcomed Englishman Jude Bellingham, 17, with a player-covered rendition of the Beatles’ Hey Jude in a deal reported to be worth more than £20million to Birmingham.

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The post received tens of thousands of likes on Twitter, but it wasn’t the first time the club had alluded to Bellingham’s arrival.

On July 17 the club’s English-speaking Twitter account shared a picture of defender Dan-Axel Zagadou with the caption “Yesterday”.

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That same day a Marco Reus quote was shared with the caption “A day in the life”.

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And on Saturday a picture was posted of the sun over Signal Iduna Park, the club’s home ground, along with the caption “Here comes the sun”.

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All three refer to songs from the Beatles’ heyday, and while the cunning clues went over the heads of many fans, not all were deceived.

“I see what you’re doing… I know another classic by the beatles” one fan replied.

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