De Gea, Januzaj and more: Twitter reacts as Man United thrash Club Brugge

David De Gea is among the tweeters as Manchester United beat Club Brugge 4-0 to seal their place in the Champions League group stage

Wayne Rooney ended his 10-game goal drought as Manchester United returned to European competition after a year-long absence by knocking out Club Brugge in the final Champions League qualifying round.

The England captain scored a hat-trick to dispel the critics that the 29-year-old has lost his edge and is unable to play as a central striker.

Ander Herrera added a fourth after Rooney’s treble before Javier Hernandez slipped at the crucial moment, dragging his penalty wide.

Social media erupted with comments relating to United’s commanding win in Belgium, and here’s a selection of the best.

Adnan Januzaj is looking forward to playing back in his homeland while trying to help his side qualify for the Champions League group stage.

Former United forward Andrew Cole predicts a big night for a maligned Rooney.

Former Netherlands captain Ruud Gullit speaks of his delight at United’s first goal and for both players involved in the opener.

Jamie Carragher believes the goals from Rooney will diminish Marouane Fellaini’s chances from playing up top.

Alan Shearer sees Rooney going from strength to strength after breaking his duck for the season.

Former Irish international Matt Holland has a managerial rethink of fantasy football proportions after Rooney’s treble.

David de Gea salutes his skipper after his three goal haul.

Former United goalkeeper Raimond van der Gouw speaks of his delight at seeing his former side return to Champions League football.

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