PHOTO: Kyle Walker's First Man City Instagram Post Prompts Barrage of 'Snake' Abuse From Spurs Fans

Wednesday July 19th, 2017

Kyle Walker's first Instagram post as a Manchester City player was always going to be a tad controversial following his £54m switch from Tottenham.

These days, most social media activity from a footballer prompts fans to troll them and when you consider the circumstances surrounding the former Sheffield United man's transfer, it was always going to end badly.

Walker innocently reposted a picture of himself, fellow England international John Stones and Kevin de Bruyne, with the Belgian posting the caption "off we got with the Yorkshire boysus".

#Repost @kevindebruyne ・・・ Off go we with the yorkshire boys🇺🇸@kylewalker2 @johnstonesofficial

A post shared by Kyle Walker (@kylewalker2) on

Naturally, Spurs fans took it upon themselves to dish out some digital justice to their former right-back in a very similar fashion to Aston Villa fans with Fabian Delph two years ago.

Image by Danny Ryan
Image by Danny Ryan
Image by Danny Ryan

Probably best if Walker opts to not read the comments left by the Spurs faithful, although, after signing a £130,000-a-week deal with Pep Guardiola's side, he probably isn't too bothered.

Walker became the world's most expensive defender, with his transfer fee eclipsing what City paid Everton for John Stones last summer.

Now, it is up to the Englishman to justify his price tag and challenge for major trophies under Guardiola's leadership.

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