Enrique, Lennon, Rooney & more: Twitter reacts to League Cup results

Jose Enrique, Aaron Lennon and Wayne Rooney Tweet their thoughts on a hectic Wednesday night in the Capital One Cup

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Brendan Rodgers' side moved into the fourth round of the Capital One Cup Photo: Back Page Images

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Jose Enrique heaped praise on Liverpool’s Nuri Sahin after Brendan Rodgers’ side were 2-1 winners against West Bromwich Albion in the Capital One Cup.

Elsewhere, Manchester United beat Newcastle United to set up a fourth-round clash with Chelsea, while Reading twice came from behind to beat Queens Park Rangers.

Here is the best of the reaction from the professionals on Twitter over the course of hectic night.

Liverpool goalkeeper Brad Jones (‏@Brad_Jones1) is pleased to beat West Brom 2-1 but disappointed to concede: “Great win again tonight! Disappointed to have conceded the goal but that is the life of a goalkeeper. Nice whack in the face to go with it too!”

Former Reds striker Neil Mellor ‏(@NeilMellor33) is excited by the young talent: “Great result and performance tonight for Liverpool. Some exciting talent coming through from the academy and all did really well #YNWA!”

Spain left-back Jose Enrique (‏@jose3enrique3) heaps praise on Suso in particular: “Great game by the team today. Congratulations in particular to @nurisahin05 for his two goals and to @suso30fernandez for his amazing display in the second goal. Great win lads!!!!”

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney (‏@WayneRooney) is happy to return to first-team football in a 2-1 win: “Great to get back playing again. Great win and good solid performance from the young lads as well!”

Red Devils centre-half Rio Ferdinand (‏@rioferdy5) is impressed by Sir Alex Ferguson’s defence: “Great to see the boys win the game, really pleased for the young defenders, played well and held firm. Fletcher getting 90 minutes first team game #bonus!”

Newcastle United defender Danny Simpson (‏@dannysimpson) felt the Magpies deserved more: “The boys were unlucky tonight, really unlucky not to get a bit more out of the game than that! Happy for Papiss Cisse to grab a goal though!”

Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong ‏(@Frimpong26AFC) relished his chance to thrill the Gunners fans: “The way the fans treated me today has made me realise if I work hard and achieve my goals @arsenal I can be remembered forever I thank you.”

Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon (‏@Aaron7Lennon) praises the away fans as Spurs beat Carlisle: “Nice win by the boys, great support by the fans as well travelling all the way up here – get home safely!”

Finally, Noel Hunt ‏(@boyhunt) is delighted by Readng’s 3-2 win at QPR: “Never got cramp so much in my life!! Great effort from the boys tonight!! Showed great spirit to come back twice! That’s the #ReadingWay!”

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