Cole, Ginola and more: Twitter reacts as Man United beat Swansea

Andy Cole and David Ginola take to Twitter following Manchester United's 2-1 victory over Swansea City

Wayne Rooney became the Premier League second-highest goal-scorer of all-time after the Manchester United captain netted a winner to secure a 2-1 victory over Swansea City.

The Red Devils edged into an early second-half lead thanks to Anthony Martial’s goal before Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson levelled with 20 minutes remaining at Old Trafford.

However, under-fire United skipper Rooney netted a brilliant strike with just over 20 minutes to go to secure the Red Devils’s first Premier League win since 21 November at Watford.

Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to United’s close-fought victory.

Danny Higginbotham runs the rule over United’s start to the Premier League game:

Plenty of praise for 30-year-old Rooney from Gary Lineker, Andy Cole and David Ginola after the striker’s 77th-minute winner at Old Trafford:

Former Red Devil Alan Tonge isn’t happy after another unexciting performance from Louis van Gaal’s side:

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