Cleverley, Hazard & Luiz: Twitter reacts as Chelsea and Man United win

Tom Cleverley, Eden Hazard and David Luiz all Tweet their thoughts after Chelsea and Manchester United both win in Europe

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David Luiz netted a spectacular free-kick in Copenhagen Photo: The Sport Review

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Gary Neville hailed Robin van Persie’s second goal after the Netherlands striker scored twice to help Manchester United to a 2-1 victory over Cluj in the Champions League.

Meanwhile, Ashley Cole and David Luiz were both delighted with Chelsea’s 4-0 win against Nordsjaelland, while Paul McGrath heaped praise on Celtic after they claimed three points in Moscow.

Here is a top selection of Tweets from the professionals after a hectic night in the Champions League.

West Bromwich Albion midfielder Steven Reid (‏@stevenreid12) heaps praise on Celtic for an historic first away win in the Champions League: “Great win for the Super Hoops.. Managed to get last 15mins after #FiremanSam .. #Samaras!”

Former Republic of Ireland defender Paul McGrath ‏(@Paulmcgrath5) is relishing Celtic’s next game against Barcelona: “Great game and result for Celtic. Up and down game. Neil and boys did brilliant roll on Barca. Gary Parker kept them going away as well!”

Ex-Manchester United defender Gary Neville (‏@GNev2) enjoyed Robin van Persie’s second goal: “Love that goal!”

Red Devils defender Rio Ferdinand ‏(@rioferdy5) is pleased with the win: “ Three points, just what was needed! Travelling support were heard loud and clear, nice one! @tomclevz23 and Welbeck will be dealt with again #fifa!”

United midfielder Tom Cleverley (‏@tomclevz23) admits it was a tough game but is now looking forward to playing some Fifa: “Good win never easy playing teams like Cluj away. Back to the hotel to smash @rioferdy5 @WayneRooney @D_DeGea @CH14_ at Fifa!”

Former England striker Gary Lineker ‏(@GaryLineker) hails the Red Devils’ victory: “Great win for United, with both goals in Transylvania from Robin Vampiresie!”

Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole (‏@TheRealAC3) is impressed by his team-mates’ goals: “Good win, as we needed it, tough first half they played well but some great goals from the boys!!!! On to the next, safe trip home #cfc!”

Blues playmaker Eden hazard (‏@hazardeden10) is succinct: “Three points very important! C’est bon ca. Come on #cfc!”

Chelsea defender David Luiz ‏(@DavidLuiz_4) is enjoying re-watching his free-kick: “My goal against Nordsjaelland today by Champions League! Meu gol contra o Nordsjaelland hoje pela Champions League!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krYQ6hKuyHM …”

Former United striker Michael Owen (‏@themichaelowen) praises the British sides for a good night: “A good night for British teams in the Champions League tonight and an equally good night for my fantasy league team! Van Persie, Ramires etc!”

Everton captain Phil Neville (‏@fizzer18) has just seen Carles Puyol’s dislocated elbow: “Carles Puyol – awful injury there!”

Finally, Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fàbregas (@cesc4official) wishes his team-mate all the best: “We give you all our support @Carles5Puyol, you are one of the strongest person I’ve ever met, you will come back soon my friend!#ÀnimsPuyi”

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