Mignolet, Suarez & more: Twitter reacts as Liverpool thrash Tottenham

Simon Mignolet and Luis Suárez both tweet their thoughts after Liverpool are 4-0 winners against Tottenham Hotspur

Liverpool striker Luis Suárez Photo: Luis Suárez/Facebook

Liverpool moved to the top of the Premier League table on Sunday after the Reds were emphatic 4-0 winners against Tottenham at Anfield.

Younes Kaboul’s own goal handed the Reds a perfect start before Luis Suarez, Philippe Coutinho and Jordan Henderson sealed the victory, with Brendan Rodgers’s side two points clear of second-placed Chelsea.

And here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to Liverpool’s impressive win.

Well every cloud and all that Lord Sugar (‏@Lord_Sugar): “Well at least a Spurs player scored 1-0 Liverpool!!”

Ajax forward Ryan Babel (‏@RyanBabel) is thrilled to see Liverpool’s talisman do it again: “Goaaaaaaaaaal Suarez !!!!! #LFC”

Liverpool cult hero Luis Garcia (‏@LuchoGarcia14) reckons it is all down to confidence: “Absolutely on fire, he’s got the confidence to do everything. Suárez with the second!”

Former Chelsea midfielder Jody Morris (‏@morriskid) ponders how many goals Suarez could have scored by now without his ban at the start of the season: “Can you imagine if Suarez wasn’t banned at the beginning of season..his goal tally could have had Prem records twitching.”

Ex-Norwich City man Robert Earnshaw (‏@RobertEarnshaw) could be angling for a commentary job with phrases like this: “@luis16suarez is dangerous as a bag of snakes.”

England legend Gary Lineker (‏@GaryLineker) has no doubts about his player of the season: “Kompany’s been magnificent, Gerrard’s been exemplary, Hazard’s been wondrous, but there is only one player of the year, and that is Suarez!”

Ex-Red Don Hutchison ‏(@donhutch4) is impressed with a up-and-coming Liverpool star: “Flanagan rattled Lennon early doors not seen Lennon since!!!! #dontfancyit”

Arsenal fan Piers Morgan (‏@piersmorgan) isn’t happy with Mr Wenger: “Selling Van Pursestrings to United & making that stupid, insulting bid for Suarez are the 2 main reasons I don’t trust in Arsene any more.”

Hull City midfielder David Meyler (‏@DavidMeyler7) is thrilled for his former team-mate: “Go on Hendo lad!”

QPR star Joseph Barton (‏@Joey7Barton) is feeling smug after his player and young player of the year nominees both find the net: “Player of the Year votes reaffirmed again by the chaps I voted for. Well done chaps… #suarez #henderson”

Liverpool legend John Aldridge (‏@Realaldo474) doesn’t even think the Reds were at their best: “Are we that good that we can play to 80% of our ability and beat spurs comfortably??6 to go and still dreaming folks.”

Former Reds striker Michael Owen (‏@themichaelowen) hails a great day for Merseyside against London clubs: “Great results for Merseyside today. The Toffee men making a charge for The Champions League and The Reds going all out for the title.”

Arsenal legend Lee Dixon ‏(@LeeDixon2) keeps his assessment very succinct: “Liverpool. Great. Tottenham. Very poor.”

Former Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann ‏(@DietmarHamann) picks out Raheem Sterling for special praise: “How good was Sterling again? Outstanding team performance. 6 to go … #YNWA”

Ex-Liverpool striker Neil Mellor ‏(@NeilMellor33) enjoyed the atmosphere: “A real feel good factor about Liverpool inside Anfield and it was a joy to be there today #MothersDay #topofthetable”

Liverpool talisman Luis Suarez ‏(@luis16suarez) urges the Reds to keep working hard: “Very happy for the 3 points!!! Let’s keep on working! YNWA”

Reds goalkeeper Simon Mignolet (‏@SMignolet) isn’t thinking about the title: “Up to the next one! #TopKop #YNWA”

Finally, Liverpool defender Glen Johnson ‏(@glen_johnson) is ready for the West Ham clash: “What a performance today. Another massive 3 points!!!! On to the next one!!!!”

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