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Agger, Ferdinand & more: Twitter reacts as Man Utd & Liverpool win

Daniel Agger, Rio Ferdinand and Phil Neville tweet their thoughts as Liverpool and Man Utd win, while Everton draw at Man City

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Rio Ferdinand featured in Man Utd's 4-3 win at ReadingPhoto: TSR

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Manchester United came from behind twice against Reading to complete a memorable 4-3 victory at the Majedski Stadium and move three points clear at the top of the Premier League.

Elsewhere, Liverpool and Tottenham both secured victories over Southampton and Fulham respectively, but Manchester City were held to a 1-1 draw with Everton, while Arsenal suffered a shock 2-0 loss to Swansea at The Emirates.

Here is the best of the Twitter reaction from the professionals.

Celebrity Arsenal fan Piers Morgan ‏(@piersmorgan) has reached breaking point: “Humiliation complete. Wenger must go – this is the nadir. Swansea have been superb, thoroughly deserve their win. We’ve been diabolical, thoroughly deserve our loss. #WengerOut That was the single worst performance of Wenger’s reign. It’s over – he must go before he wrecks his great legacy.”

Former Tottenham chariman Lord Sugar (‏@Lord_Sugar) enjoys heaping further misery of Morgan: “Defoe again 3-0 to Spurs, how are you doing @piersmorgan at Arsenal?”

Former Wales star Iwan Roberts ‏(@iwanwroberts) heaps praise on Swansea: “Wow great win for the Swans and very well deserved!”

While the Swans winger Wayne Routledge ‏(@WayneRoutledge) is ecstatic with the three points at The Emirates: “Could not be more happier, what a great performance from the boys!!! #PopThat”

Ex-Manchester United striker Dion Dublin ‏(@DionDublinsDube) is shocked by the result: “What’s going on at Arsenal?”

Queens Park Rangers defender Stephane Mbia (‏@StephaneMbia) assures fans his injury in a 1-1 draw with Aston Villa isn’t too serious: “More fear than pain! Little neck issue but nothing serious ! #QPR”

Everton captain Phil Neville (‏@fizzer18) is relishing the chance to analyse a 1-1 draw with City on Match of the Day: “Fantastic performance again from the lads looking forward to analysing the key points from our game on MOTD tonight!”

Toffees defender John Heitinga ‏(Johnheitinga) is also pleased with a point: “A good result for #Everton 1-1. Hoped to play longer during #mcievebut will stay positive and train hard. Thanks for your support. #COYB”

Sergio Agüero (‏@aguerosergiokun) believes City must be more clinical with United up next: “I try to keep positive and it’s good to be undefeated. But we need to regain precision to advance three points apiece.”

Tottenham goalkeeper Brad Friedel (‏@friedel_b) praises Spurs: “Another good win and even BETTER results. Defoe on fire!”

Spurs defender Kyle Walker ‏(@kyle28walker) adds: “Great win today and clean sheet from the lads, guttered did not play but what a win #3points #COYS”

Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon ‏(@Aaron7Lennon) is happy after wins against Fulham, Liverpool and West Ham this week: “Another great three points, and massive week for us with all the other results going our way so happy!#coys!”

Liverpool defender Jose Enrique (‏@jose3enrique3) is glad to see Lucas Leiva back: “Good win by the team today. Three points and already looking forward for the next game. Amazing game by our key player @LucasLeiva87!”

Lucas’ South American team-mate Luis Suárez ‏(@luis16suarez) added: “Very happy with the victory and for Lucas Leiva’s return. Congratulations @LucasLeiva87. Hug!”

While the man of the moment (‏@LucasLeiva87) thanks everyone for their support: “Very important three points and very happy to be able to play almost full game . Thanks for the reception that I got, it was amazing!”

Liverpool’s match-winner Daniel Agger ‏(@DanielAgger) selflessly reserves praise for his team-mate: “Well done today Lucas. I know how hard it is to get back from injury!!!”

Stoke’s Michael Owen ‏(@themichaelowen) is pleased to see the Potters win away for the first time since January: “Not many better feelings than winning away from home. Our fans were different class. #stoke”

Former United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy (@RvN1776) hails the new Dutch boy on the block: “Great to see Robin van Persie score again. Reading 3-4 United!”

Finally, Red Devils defender Rio Ferdinand ‏(@rioferdy5) reflects on a crazy match: “What a mad game that was!Sloppy from us at times but fair play to Reading they played their part in what must of been a great game to watch! Rio Ferdinand ‏@rioferdy5 Heart attack material for our fans to watch that game mmust have been!”

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