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20 TWEETS: Batshuayi buzzes, Martial matters, Bolasie beaming and Aguero the ace

Check out 20 of the best Twitter posts from the opening weekend of the 2016/17 Premier League season.


Michy Batshuayi attracted plenty of Twitter love for his debut performance in Chelsea's victory over West Ham United on Monday night.

Eden Hazard was also in celebratory mode after converting from the penalty spot to help Chelsea kick off the new season in winning style.

There are some concerning press reports involving the name of Manchester United star Anthony Martial.

While United's Premier League debutant Eric Bailly was in a very happy mood!

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil praised former Gunners and now ex-Germany teammate Lukas Podolski who has announced his retirement from international football.

Nathaniel Clyne had plenty of reasons to smile after Liverpool beat Arsenal 4-3.

Arsenal scorer Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain knows things have to turn around quickly in North London.

Georginio Wijnaldum enjoyed his Liverpool debut but perhaps he and Clyney should have consulted on their choice of image!

Juan Mata was happy to share his opening goal for Manchester United in their 3-1 win over AFC Bournemouth with teammate and birthday boy Ander Herrera.

Yannick Bolasie was head over heels after completing his £25million move from Crystal Palace to Everton.

Adama Diomande was in a buoyant mood after scoring for Hull City in their surprise triumph over reigning champs Leicester City.

Swansea City landed three points thanks to a late Leroy Fer goal at promoted Burnley.

While West Bromwich Albion's smiling assassin Salomon Rondon landed a killer blow for the Baggies at Crystal Palace.

Ross Barkley dazzled for Everton but could not get the job done as they drew 1-1 with Tottenham Hotspur.

Erik Lamela had fire in his eyes having netted the equaliser for Spurs at Goodison Park.

A debut Middlesbrough goal for Alvaro Negredo prompted this Tweet.

Xherdan Shaqiri scored a sublime free-kick in Stoke City's 1-1 draw at Boro.

And a 2-1 win for Manchester City over Sunderland delighted star striker Sergio Aguero, who kicked off his scoring campaign with a goal from the penalty spot.

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