Ozil, Ferdinand and more: Twitter reacts as Man City beat Chelsea

Mesut Ozil and Rio Ferdinand take to Twitter after Manchester City are emphatic 3-0 winners against Chelsea

Manchester City landed an early blow on title rivals Chelsea after an emphatic 3-0 victory at Etihad Stadium.

Argentina international Sergio Aguero broke the deadlock with a fine individual effort before Vincent Kompany added a second and Fernandinho wrapped up three points with their third.

Here are some of favourite tweets from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to City’s three-goal victory over defending champions in Manchester.

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil is keeping tabs on the big game after their 2-1 win at Crystal Palace:

Former Manchester United striker Andrew Cole can’t disguise his admiration for City striker Aguero:

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher with a word of warning for Chelsea’s defenders:

Former City midfielder Dietmar Hamann underlines the difference for Manuel Pellegrini’s side so far this season:

Retired England and United defender Rio Ferdinand reckons Jose Mourinho will need to be at his best this season:

Former Reading striker Jason Roberts can’t believe the performance he witnessed from Mourinho’s Chelsea:

Retired Chelsea defender Mario Melchiot has no complaints:

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