Cole, Savage and more: Twitter reacts as Man United beat Sunderland

Andrew Cole and Robbie Savage take to Twitter after Manchester United beat Sunderland

Wayne Rooney ended his goalless Premier League run after the Manchester United captain scored in a 2-0 victory over Sunderland at Old Trafford.

The Red Devils broke the deadlock through Memphis Depay just before half-time and Rooney doubled the home side’s lead with his first league goal of the season.

Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order as United ease past Sunderland on Saturday afternoon.

Former Wales international Robbie Savage is tipping United to be top of the table at the end of the season:

Retired Chelsea defender Mario Melchiot shows appreciation for Juan Mata’s role in Memphis’s goal:

Sky Sports News presenter Hayley McQueen is delighted to see the United captain get on the score sheet:

Former United defender Danny Higginhotham is pleased for the 29-year-old striker, too:

And United legend Andrew Cole keeps his tweet short and sweet:

Thomas Tuchel
Andy Townsend: Something ‘very special’ is brewing at Chelsea FC
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Rio Ferdinand explains why he ‘loves’ Arsenal star
Michael Owen
Micheal Owen opens up about ‘brutal’ Chelsea FC’s strong start
Callum Hudson-Odoi
Shaun Wright-Phillips offers advice to Chelsea FC attacker Callum Hudson-Odoi
Alan Shearer (Photo: BBC Sport / Screengrab)
Alan Shearer: Chelsea FC look ‘seriously impressive’
Thomas Tuchel
Andy Townsend: Something ‘very special’ is brewing at Chelsea FC
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Rio Ferdinand explains why he ‘loves’ Arsenal star
Michael Owen
Micheal Owen opens up about ‘brutal’ Chelsea FC’s strong start
Callum Hudson-Odoi
Shaun Wright-Phillips offers advice to Chelsea FC attacker Callum Hudson-Odoi
Alan Shearer (Photo: BBC Sport / Screengrab)
Alan Shearer: Chelsea FC look ‘seriously impressive’
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