Cole, Ferdinand and more: Twitter reacts to Man United transfers

Rio Ferdinand take to Twitter after Manchester United complete deals for Bastian Schweinsteiger and Morgan Schneiderlin

Rio Ferdinand is hoping for more Manchester United signings after the Red Devils snapped up Morgan Schneiderlin on Monday morning.

Louis van Gaal has added World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger, Italy international Matteo Darmian, PSV Eindhoven winger Memphis Depay and Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin.

And Twitter was alive with praise of United chief executive Ed Woodward after their recent additions, and here is a selection of our favourite tweets from the professionals, past and present.

Former Red Devils centre-half Rio Ferdinand ‏(@rioferdy5) is hoping United are going to dig further into their coffers this summer: “Who we expecting next Ed?! #SummerDealings”

England legend Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) is his normal cute self on the social media website: “First Schweinsteiger, now Schneiderlin signs for Manschester United.”

Retired United midfielder Keith Gillespie ‏(@KeithGillespie7) reckons the Red Devils could be worth a flutter for the Premier League title: “Schweinsteiger and Schneiderlin 2 more great signings for Man United. Still at 5/1 for Premier League.starting to look good value.”

Red Devils legend Andrew Cole ‏(@vancole9) gives his endorsement for the signings announced over the weekend: “Decent bit of business by the club this morning #mufc”

Finally, former United striker Michael Owen ‏(@themichaelowen) is getting the transfer window goose bumps: “The transfer market is exploding! Loving it.”

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