Lineker, Murray and more: Twitter reacts as Man United beat Tottenham

Gary Lineker and Danny Higginbotham tweet their thoughts as Manchester United beat Tottenham Hotspur

A Kyle Walker own goal proved the difference at Old Trafford as Manchester United eased to a 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur.

Spurs made a strong start in Manchester but their good work was undone after England defender Walker put the ball past his Michel Vorm under pressure from Wayne Rooney.

Here is the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to United’s win on the opening day of the season.

Former Manchester City forward Rodney Marsh feels Spurs deserved better after a strong start at Old Trafford:

Meanwhile, Arsenal supporter and comedian Jack Whitehall reckons Wayne Rooney should follow the Depay trend:

Retired Liverpool striker Don Hutchinson runs the rule over a typical Tottenham performance:

Former United defender Danny Higginbotham is impressed with Chris Smalling’s man-of-the-match performance:

Tottenham legend Gary Lineker produces the tweet of the match:

Wimbledon doubles champions Jamie Murray still isn’t impressed with Louis van Gaal:

Retired United midfielder Alan Tonge wants Van Gaal to add more players to his squad:
Jan Aage Fjortoft isn’t impressed with the United manager’s decision to replace Matteo Darmian for Antonio Valencia:

Finally, Czech tennis ace Tomas Berdych is wishing the Red Devils all the best this season:

Michael Owen
Michael Owen makes Champions League prediction about Chelsea FC
Paul Scholes
Paul Scholes urges Man United to sign 'perfect' Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund
Reece James
Reece James makes vow to Chelsea FC fans ahead of Real Madrid clash
Rio Ferdinand
Rio Ferdinand predicts where Liverpool FC are going to finish
Thomas Tuchel
Chelsea FC boss Thomas Tuchel could sign Juventus defender Alex Sandro - report
Michael Owen
Michael Owen makes Champions League prediction about Chelsea FC
Paul Scholes
Paul Scholes urges Man United to sign 'perfect' Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund
Reece James
Reece James makes vow to Chelsea FC fans ahead of Real Madrid clash
Rio Ferdinand
Rio Ferdinand predicts where Liverpool FC are going to finish
Thomas Tuchel
Chelsea FC boss Thomas Tuchel could sign Juventus defender Alex Sandro - report
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature