Cole, Lineker and more: Twitter reacts as Man United beat West Brom

Andy Cole and Gary Lineker take to Twitter after Manchester United beat West Brom 2-0 at Old Trafford

Manchester United moved to within a point of leaders Manchester City after a 2-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford on Saturday.

The Red Devils broke the deadlock in the second half thanks to Jesse Lingard’s first goal for the 20-time English champions.

Juan Mata sealed three points in the 90th minute from the penalty spot after Anthony Martial was fouled by Gareth McAuley.

Here is the best of the Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to United’s first win in three games.

England legend Gary Lineker heaps praise on the United goal-scorer:

Former Chelsea manager Ruud Gullit has sympathy for United:

However, Republic of Ireland international Darren O’Dea isn’t impressed with the Red Devils’s performance:

Mario Melchiot heaps praise on his former Netherlands manager:

Finally, United legend Andy Cole is happy, particularly for Lingard:

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