De Gea, Carrick, Rooney and more react to United win on Twitter

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Manchester United players took to Twitter after their vital win against Arsenal on Saturday.

The importance of Manchester United's victory against Arsenal will not be known until the end of the season, but the simple fact is Louis van Gaal needed a big victory, and it came at just the right time for a side who are looking to build momentum approaching the busy festive period.

Arsenal's worrying form continued at the Emirates Stadium as an own-goal from Kieran Gibbs and a Wayne Rooney strike meant that Olivier Giroud's fine late effort was nothing more than a consolation.  And after the game a number of United players took to Twitter to express their feelings.

Goalkeeper David de Gea, who was integral once more, hailed Rooney as "a great player that never misses", while Marouane Fellini knew the win was a big one, hailing the fans for their support.

Midfielder Michael Carrick acknowledged United's slow start before adding that they came good in the end, while Roonney himself joked with Arsenal fan Piers Morgan, a man not averse to mocking the England skipper when the tables are turned.

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