Everton midfielder Gibson happy to be back on Twitter

Everton midfielder Darron Gibson is happy to be back on Twitter.

Everton midfielder Darron Gibson is happy to be back on Twitter.

Former Manchester United midfielder Gibson, 25, moved to Everton in January 2012 and was persuaded to reopen his Twitter page by Goodison team-mates, but he insists it was not sensitivity which made him quit in the first place – just the volume of e-mail updates to his mobile phone.

He told the Liverpool Echo: “The first time I was on I didn’t get bullied off like everyone thinks I did. Basically what happened was I’d set up the account before we flew off to go to a Champions League game in Germany then turned my phone off.

“When we landed I had like 30,000 followers and all the e-mails were coming through to my phone.

“I didn’t know you could go on a computer and switch that off so basically I tried to go to sleep and my phone kept buzzing. I deleted my account and that was it.

“The lads persuaded me to come back on when I joined Everton and the fans have been great to be fair.

“I’ve not had any hassle or anything so I’m enjoying being on it, it’s a good laugh.”

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