Lineker, Wright and more: Twitter reacts as Arsenal beat Aston Villa

Gary Lineker and Ian Wright lead the Twitter reaction as Arsenal ease to a 2-0 victory over Aston Villa

Arsenal moved to the top of the Premier League table after a 2-0 victory over Aston Villa on Sunday.

France international Olivier Giroud scored his fifth goal in three games in all competitions to break the deadlock from the penalty spot in the first half.

Aaron Ramsey also continued his fine goal-scoring return to Premier League action following a recent injury after a close-range finish before half-time.

Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to a comfortable victory for Arsenal.

Piers Morgan is fully behind Arsene Wenger (for now) after Giroud broke the deadlock at Villa Park:

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright his singing Giroud’s praises after the Frenchman’s latest goal:

Tottenham Hotspur legend Gary Lineker goes fishing for Twitter trolls with a trademark wind-up tweet:

Ex-Stoke defender Danny Higginbotham, Stan Collymore and Newcastle legend Micky Quinn all fear for hapless Villa:

Gary Neville
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Michael Owen
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Gary Neville
Gary Neville states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Real Madrid
Michael Owen
Michael Owen states his prediction for Borussia Dortmund v Man City
Mason Mount
Ben Chilwell: The sky is the limit for Chelsea FC star Mason Mount
Gary Neville
Gary Neville: Man United star Mason Greenwood is on a 'different level'
Michael Owen
Michael Owen states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Real Madrid
Gary Neville
Gary Neville states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Real Madrid
Michael Owen
Michael Owen states his prediction for Borussia Dortmund v Man City
Mason Mount
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