Giroud, Özil & more: Twitter reacts as Arsenal and Everton win

Olivier Giroud and Mesut Özil both tweet their thoughts after Arsenal win at Sunderland on a busy day of Premier League action

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Arsenal duo Mesut Ozil and Lukas Podolski Photo: Instagram/Lukas Podolski

Aaron Ramsey scored a second-half brace as Arsenal continued their excellent form and secured a 3-1 win at Sunderland.

Elsewhere, Manchester City were held to a goalless draw by Stoke City and Cardiff City came from behind to secure a point at Hull, whilst Everton beat Chelsea in the late kick-off.

Here is a selection of our favourite tweets from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to a busy day of Premier League action.

Tottenham legend Gary Lineker (‏@GaryLineker) isn’t impressed with Martin Atkinson’s performance: “Shocking decision by the ref at Sunderland. a) Not to allow advantage for Altidore goal. b) No red card. Needs to be seen to be believed.”

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Özil ‏(@MesutOzil1088) is delighted to win on his debut: “3:1 – I am so proud to be member of this team.”

Ex-Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann (‏@DietmarHamann) reckons Arsenal are close to being Premier League title contenders: “Looks like Özil had a good first game for Arsenal, Ramsay a revelation. Only a couple of players short to be title contenders again.”

Gunners star Aaron Ramsey (‏@aaronramsey) is happy to get a huge few days off to a great start: “An away win and another couple of goals… great start to a busy week of football.”

Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski (‏@Podolski10) is happy to see his Gunners triumph: “3:1! Happy that the lads gave my bro Mesut a perfect Premier League start and brought AFC to the TOP!!;) #afc #poldi #aha”

Goal scorer Olivier Giroud ‏(@_OlivierGiroud_) is excited by his partnership with Özil: “Great win with a good understanding with Mezut! One more goal, wanted to keep it up and focus on Marseille now!”

Newcastle United forward Samuel Ameobi ‏(@Sammy_Ameobi) is thrilled to help the Magpies win: “Great away win & performance! Buzzing for everyone #nufc”

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero ‏(@aguerosergiokun) wants to focus on Europe after a disappointing result: “Stoke is always tough on the Britannia and today was no exception. Now to prepare to the beginning of the @ChampionsLeague!”

Hull City defender Curtis Davies (‏@TheCurtisDavies) is delighted to net a rare goal: “Also it’s not my first goal in 4 years – it’s my first Premier League goal in 4 years! Last was for Villa against Liverpool #KopEnd”

Accrington Stanley Danny Webber ‏(@DanielWebber81) is impressed by Everton’s new midfielder: “Ross Barkley’s got the lot already… Enjoy watching him play! #baller”

Reading striker Jason Roberts ‏(@JasonRoberts30) heaps praise on the Toffees: “Congratulations to Everton…I never saw that coming…dominated the game and deserved the result…”

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