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FOOTIE TWEETS: Mourinho's Chelsea bores viewers, Schmeichel's pink shirt, Deco retires

Chelsea's Eden Hazard was happy enough with his side's scoreless draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford on Monday night as they prepare for Friday's UEFA Super Cup clash with Bayern Munich.

Ex-Liverpool and Man Utd striker Michael Owen was a little critical of the way Jose Mourinho's Chelsea went about things.

But was quickly excited as rumours spread about United allegedly throwing in a bid for Tottenham's Gareth Bale.

Rio Ferdinand was happy to help United deny Chelsea on the scoresheet but admitted he would have loved a victory in a milestone match.

Gary Lineker and Shay Given were both gobsmacked by Peter Schmeichel's choice of attire during the 'Match of the Day' coverage of United v Chelsea.

To which the great Dane responded.

Former United defender Mikael Silvestre suggested Mourinho really needs a quality striker after Chelsea's lacklustre showing at Old Trafford.

Norwich City's Anthony Pilkington was puzzled as to why reigning Chelsea Player of the Year Juan Mata was not used in their 0-0 draw at United.

Liverpool keeper Brad Jones had his attentions turned to Real Madrid's clash at Granada in which they eventually won 1-0.

And ex-Chelsea attacker Florent Malouda was revelling his fine goal for Trabzonspor in their Turkish Super Lig triumph over Rizespor.

West Ham United co-chairman David Gold was having a few identity issues over the weekend….

On Merseyside, Liverpool were getting ready to celebrate the 100th birthday of Anfield legend Bill Shankly in early September.

Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski was tuning up for Tuesday night's Champions League clash against Fenerbahce with a Turkish feast.

A Cardiff City fan was quick to post a pic of new hero Fraizer Campbell after his match-winning brace in the shock 3-2 win over Manchester City on Sunday.

And Brazil legend Ronaldinho acknowledged the retirement of former Barcelona, Chelsea and FC Porto midfielder Deco.

Translation: Deco was one of the best players with whom I had the pleasure to play. I learned a lot from him. Good Luck in your new phase

Andrew Slevison
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