Wilshere, Seaman and more: Twitter reaction after Arsenal beat Chelsea

Jack Wilshere and David Seaman take to Twitter after Arsenal ease to 1-0 victory over Chelsea in Community Shield at Wembley

Arsenal landed an early psychological blow in the Premier League title race after the Gunners were 1-0 winners against Chelsea in the Community Shield at Wembley.

England international Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored what proved to be a 24th-minute winner after the Arsenal forward’s powerful finish beat Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.

Chelsea midfielder Ramires missed a good chance to find the net for the Premier League champions in the first half before Eden Hazard blasted an effort over the crossbar with just Petr Cech to beat.

Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to Arsenal’s victory in the season’s curtain raiser.

Gunners midfielder Jack Wilshere was bitterly disappointed to miss the game due to injury:

Manchester United legend Andy Cole is impressed with the north London side’s performance against the reigning English champions:

Former Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman is feeling confident about the Gunners’s prospects ahead of the new campaign:

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher believes the result is significant for Arsenal, but doesn’t expect Chelsea to be too concerned:

Finally, former QPR midfielder Joey Barton is quietly impressed with Arsene Wenger’s men:

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