Ramsey, Bendtner and more: Twitter reacts as Arsenal beat Napoli

Aaron Ramsey and Nicklas Bendtner both tweet their thoughts as Arsenal beat Napoli 2-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday

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Mikel Arteta posted this picture after the game Photo: Mikel Arteta/Twitter

Arsenal moved top of their Champions League group thanks to an impressive 2-0 victory over Napoli at Emirates Stadium.

The Gunners took the lead through Mesut Ozil, before the Germany playmaker set up Olivier Giroud for his sixth goal of the season.

The Champions League clash inevitably prompted a flurry of activity on Twitter – and here are our favourite updates from the professionals, in chronological order.

Gunners striker Yaya Sanogo (‏@OfficielSanogo) is thrilled to see Arsenal take the lead through their club-record signing: “Mezut Ozil!!!! Amazing ! Come on! #arsenal #afc”

Harlequins star Ugo Monye ‏(@ugomonye) is impressed by the Germany playmaker: “Ozil is operating on a different level #tekkers #UCL”

As is Ex-Norwich man Darren Huckerby (‏@hucks6dh6): “Ozil and Arsenal are on fire!”

Celebrity Arsenal fan Piers Morgan ‏(@piersmorgan) rates the former Real Madrid man highly: “It’s official > @MesutOzil1088 really IS the new Bergkamp. #Afc”

And so does former Norway international Jan Aage Fjortoft ‏(@JanAageFjortoft): “If Özil was Norwegian we would have offered him a Royal title….”

QPR right-back Danny Simpson (‏@dannysimpson) is impressed by the Gunners’ strong start: “Arsenal are playing some nice stuff”

Meanwhile, Lord Sugar ‏(@Lord_Sugar) asked Morgan to make an apology: “@piersmorgan REPEAT after months of slagging off Wenger.You need to Man up and apologise unreservedly for being a double barrel d**k head”

Former goalkeeper and ESPN pundit Shaka Hislop (‏@ShakaHislop) chimes in: “Spending the next week digging up tweets that came in to @ESPNFC from Arsenal fans after the Villa game saying that Wenger should be sacked.”

Morgan (‏@piersmorgan) offers his full-time thoughts: “Fantastic performance. Congratulations to the team and yes, the manager. #AFC #WengerReborn”

Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner (‏@bendtnerb52) does too: “Great first half. Good goals and job done. Guns keep firing points home. Hope to be involved next match. Great support from the fans”

Crystal Palace coach Mark Bright (‏@Mark__Bright) adds to the post-match praise: “Well done @Arsenal awesome display. Complete performance from back to front. #CL”

After setting up the opener, Aaron Ramsey ‏(@aaronramsey) is delighted: “Good goals. Clean sheet. Top of the group. Quality atmosphere. #loveit”

Tennis star Andy Murray (@andy_murray) believes Mathieu Flamini deserves extra credit: “Was at arsenal vs Napoli tonight, top performance from arsenal… flamini has been a great signing love his work”

Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta (‏@m8arteta) is delighted: Great win lads!!! What a nice atmosphere at the Emirates!!”

And finally, injured midfielder Lukas Podolski (@Podolski10) adds: “Great Show, Great Night, Perfect Position in the Group Stage;) congrats to the team. #afc #arsenal”

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