Pires & more: Twitter reacts as Ramsey seals Arsenal progress
James McArthur and Robert Pires both tweet their thoughts after Aaron Ramsey's brace helps Arsenal beat Fenerbahce 2-0
Aaron Ramsey scored an impressive brace as Arsenal were 2-0 winners against Fenerbahce in the second leg of their Champions League play-off.
The Wales international scored either side of half-time to hand the Gunners a comfortable 5-0 aggregate victory which booked the north London side’s place in the Champions League group stage draw.
Here is a selection of our favourite tweets from the professionals, past and present, and other sporting stars, to Arsenal’s emphatic win at Emirates Stadium.
Tennis legend Boris Becker (@TheBorisBecker) is backing the Gunners: “@YouWinCom #Arsenal all the way baby…..2:0”
Former Middlesbrough midfielder Jan Aage Fjortoft (@JanAageFjortoft) remarks on Lukas Podolski’s hamstring injury: “Injury for Podolski! Guess he will be out for Germany’s next two games! #viasatfotball #AFC”
Celebrity Arsenal fan Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) is concerned: “Now Podolski’s injured. Great. Will we actually have 11 players for Spurs? #afc”
QPR striker Jay Bothroyd (@jaybothroyd) wonders if Ramsey is now better than Jack Wilshere: “Is Ramsey going past Wilshire ????? I’ve always liked Ramsey as a player and a good person!!!”
Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) is trying to wind up Arsenal fans: “Ramsey’s value has just gone up a few million…. Expect him to be sold very soon….”
Morgan (@piersmorgan) wants Arsenal’s star protected: “Why the hell is @JackWilshere still out there? Ridiculous risk with such a big game on Sunday. Poor management. #afc”
Wigan midfielder James McArthur (@jamesmcarthur16) hails Arsenal’s man of the moment: “Aaron Ramsey is on fire. I bet the fans are loving him this season, could be going into my dream team #arsenal”
Arsenal legend Robert Pires (@piresrobert7) praises his former side: “Well done @Arsenal for the Champions League qualification.”
Finally, Ashes hero Stuart Broad (@StuartBroad8) defends Arsenal: “Arsenal have won three out of four this season and are in the Champions League, yet all they do is get nailed by people. I just don’t get it. Weird.”