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Twitter can't stop laughing at what Mike Dean did during Southampton vs Manchester United

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Mike Dean doesn’t help himself, does he?

The Premier League referee has become a bit of a laughing stock amongst football fans for his strange and bizarre behavior.

From tripping up Marcus Rashford to celebrating Spurs goals. From his over-enthusiastic advantage gestures to his fear of Mauroane Fellaini’s hair, Dean has become an internet sensation.

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Unfortunately, his referring decisions aren’t quite as legendary.

Dean is no stranger to making mistakes whilst officiating and did so once again during Southampton’s clash against Manchester United - and it only took him six minutes to mess up.

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Eric Bailly bizarrely handled the ball with Dean deeming it to be inside the box - when it appeared to be outside.

Nevertheless, Manolo Gabbiadini saw his penalty saved by Sergio Romero and the two sides went on to play out an extremely dull 0-0 draw.

But Dean did his very best to liven up proceedings.

In fact, he tried to get involved and, for a moment, pretended he was playing.

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When Nathan Redmond had the ball on the left wing for Southampton in first-half injury-time, Dean can be seen acting as an attacking left-back and overlapped him. You can even see him pick up the pace in the hope to get a pass off Redmond.

Southampton’s real left-back, Matt Target, recognised how brilliant Dean’s run was and decided he would follow in his footsteps.

Watch: Mike Dean's overlap

Take a look:

Brilliant.

And those football fans that did notice it, found it rather hilarious.

Twitter found it hilarious

Check out the reaction on Twitter:

Unfortunately, Dean didn’t provide us with any further entertainment as Southampton and United played out one of the most forgettable Premier League matches of the season.

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