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Your View: Arsenal players on Twitter

Social networking site Twitter has become exceedingly popular with Arsenal’s footballers in the past few weeks. Skipper Cesc Fabregas was the first notable player to sign up, before fellow midfielder Jack Wilshere and others followed just days later.

Almost 10 first team players are ‘tweeting’ currently, with some Gooners suggesting that Arsenal should follow Manchester United’s stance on Twitter by banning their players from it.

Do you think Twitter is a disruptive influence within the club? Or is it a great way to keep fans up to date and refute newspaper stories?

Leave your own views on the matter in the comments section below.

You can also check out our comprehensive list of the Arsenal stars tweeting on the World Wide Web underneath:

Arsenal Players on Twitter

Cesc Fabregas

Denilson

Jack Wilshere

Johan Djourou

Wojciech Szczesny

Sanchez Watt (On loan at Leeds)

Henri Lansbury

Benik Afobe (On loan at Huddersfield)

Craig Eastmond

Wellington Silva 

Sebastien Squillaci

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Tan
Tan
9 years ago

I think it’s a good thing. It helps connect the fans to the players.

Man utd didn’t ban it. Why is rio using Twitter

Wantri
9 years ago

Hmmm.. I really support them for joining twitter. As Tan said, its a good thing. So, gooners can communicate with ’em (although its difficult to get their replies xP) and know what they are doing in many occasions. gunners and gooners are going to be closer w/ this social media. I hope another Arsenal players can join into twitter too, even Arsène Wenger!! It would be great! =))

Sadiq
Sadiq
9 years ago

Hi , you have forgot Diaby he got twitter too.

http://twitter.com/OfficialDiaby2

Stuart
Stuart
9 years ago

Arshavin is on twitter too. twitter:@Arshavin_soccer

Tony
Tony
9 years ago

perry groves was just saying earlier in the year how our players now are out of touch with our fans. i think this is a good thing

Swagger
Swagger
9 years ago

Why should man utd ban it? That’s rubbish!

Gooner Fan
Gooner Fan
9 years ago

I think its fine as long as they don’t start posting inappropriate pictures of themselves or vulgar with the many WAG wannabes. They need to recognise that they need to be careful as I am sure many newpaper hacks will try and get a story off it somehow. The players still represent Arsenal and shouldn’t really say who is playing and who isn’t even if it relates to themselves as it helps opposition teams and betting syndicates. They certainly shouldn’t be tweeting during a match if they are on the bench. But overall I think its important that the players… Read more »

Vas
Vas
9 years ago

Schezza is the funniest to follow, you really do get to learn more about the players that play for your club.

gunnersant
gunnersant
9 years ago

By Urmee Khan, Digital and Media Correspondent 1:02PM GMT 20 Jan 2010… Rio still uses it and wayne rooney does as well.. i think u should actually check before posting rubbish.

Taufik
9 years ago

I just realized that Seb. Squillaci is also a startup co-founder 😀

MyTeamsTweets
MyTeamsTweets
9 years ago

Arsenal players are by far and away the biggest users of Twitter – which is cool and gives the fans a good insight into what the fans are saying about the club.

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