Premier League Twitter reaction: A weekend of top-flight farewells?
The story of the weekend was the imminent departure of stalwart Liverpool captain, who emotionally said his final farewell to Anfield..
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) May 16, 2015
Legends paid tribute to the Anfield hero. Including this former Brazilian Ballon d’Or winner..
— Kaka (@KAKA) May 16, 2015
A Serie A hero was full of praise as well..
A fitting tribute for a real pro and true legend! Good luck Stevie #Gerrard . Ale
— Alessandro Del Piero (@delpieroale) May 16, 2015
A former opponent and current pundit paid respects also..
— Thierry Henry (@ThierryHenry) May 16, 2015
It looked like Gerrard wasn’t the only player waving goodbye..
De Gea coming off injured, Valdes on. Arsenal fans chanting "He's off to Madrid." No hint of a wave goodbye this time. #MUFC 1-0 74 minss
— Oliver Kay (@OliverKayTimes) May 17, 2015
De Gea saying goodbye to Old Trafford?
— FOX SPORTS Football (@FOXFOOTBALL) May 18, 2015
If the Spaniard wasn’t saying his farewells to United fans, Falcao definitely was..
— MailOnline Sport (@MailSport) May 17, 2015
Meanwhile, Jones unorthodoxly denied Giroud a goalscoring chance..
Phil Jones being Phil Jones pic.twitter.com/I2epMZj8S9
— Eat My Goal.tv (@eatmygoaltv) May 17, 2015
Another fantastic angle of that ‘tackle’..
— Indy Football (@IndyFootball) May 17, 2015
Southampton’s Mane made Premier League history..
2m56s – Sadio Mane's hat-trick took just two minutes and 56 seconds, the fastest ever seen in the @premierleague. Sensation.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) May 16, 2015
The former record holder wasn’t bitter..
3 in under 3 mins is absolute class…. #supermane
— Robbie Fowler (@Robbie9Fowler) May 17, 2015