Social media has now exploded to an almost unfeasible extent.
Almost everyone on the planet lives their lives through the likes of Facebook, Tumblr and Twitter, and most people only receive their news through these means.
Of course, soccer fans are no different. Whether you are looking for inside information from players and fans, official statements from the club or transfer rumours regarding the Red Devils, there are dozens of Manchester United Twitter accounts available to keep supporters informed.
Here are 10 Twitter accounts that Manchester United fans need to follow.
Manchester United’s greatest ever right-back has proved himself as the most reliable and informative pundit currently working on British television.
His tweets have provided rational and thought-out responses to most major soccer incidents of recent memory. But he can’t help but keep his Red Devil-tinted glasses on. Good lad.
Manchester United Stuff does exactly what it says on the tin, providing Red Devils aficionados with news, information, stats, quotes and transfer rumours related to the Old Trafford outfit.
So far the account has linked David Moyes with the likes of Luke Shaw and Andrea Ranocchia, whilst also giving us a glimpse of the new United manager in a meeting with Sir Alex Ferguson.
Sir Alex Ferguson's revised autobiography is going to be released in October, from his early days in Govan to his final United game.— ManUtd Stuff (@ManUtdStuff) May 21, 2013
The Twitter account for the Manchester United news website, RedMancunian.com, provides an all-encompassing look at goings on throughout the club.
There are links to breaking pictures, gifs and videos of United action, giving you a constant insight into the side’s action.
The official press office account of Manchester United keeps fans up to date with the latest goings-on at the club.
This includes exclusive video interviews with Red Devil legends and players, match ticket information and highlights from classic United matches.
— Manchester United PO (@ManUtd_PO) May 21, 2013
This Twitter account counts itself as the No. 1 source for Manchester United content on Twitter, and it currently boasts the hashtags #ThankYouSirAlex and #WelcomeToUnitedMoyes.
Manchester United World also has its own app and features regular competitions, plus constant news updates regarding the club.
We are officially the 1,039th most-influential user on the whole of Twitter, calculated by follower to retweet ratio. Thanks everyone! #MUFC— Manchester United (@ManUnitedWorld) May 17, 2013
Probably the most famous soccer star on Twitter, Rio Ferdinand provides a constant update to his life at Manchester United through the social network site.
Rio repeatedly uploads images and responses to United’s results, and he provides a rare insight into the comings and goings at Old Trafford.
5-5.....what a mad result! Lets be honest the boss was never going out with a boring 0-0!!
— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) May 19, 2013
Now that the Spanish shot-stopper has cemented his position as Manchester United’s first-choice goalkeeper, it’s safe to say that he’ll be in the role for many years to come.
So we should all get to know him a bit better, and there is no better way to achieve this than by looking through his Twitter account.
De Gea has so far uploaded images of himself along his Sir Alex Ferguson, Shinji Kagawa and Rio Ferdinand, whilst he has also found time to gloat about United’s title triumph, too.
The city of Manchester is RED twitter.com/D_DeGea/status…
— David De Gea (@D_DeGea) May 13, 2013
The focal point for Manchester United fans to find news, views and live match commentary, this Twitter account is a great place to see Red Devils gloat about the club’s success.
Memes, gifs and chants are uploaded to the account 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Shinji 1, Gerrard 0
— MUFC Fans (@mufcfans) May 22, 2013
A great place for all Manchester United fans from the United States of America to discuss the latest endeavours at Old Trafford.
The Twitter account provides links to various articles and news stories on the club and its previous players from across the Internet.
Robert Moore | Who Must United Hold Onto? fb.me/vcSvwhl8
— ManUtdUSA (@manutdusa) May 21, 2013
An amusing, if slightly racist, fake Twitter account from the point of view of United’s new talismanic midfielder. Very funny.
Shinji English class go well. Just receive first year certificate. Expecting John Terry to arrive any minute to celebrate it.— Shinji Kagawa (@ShinjiNinja) May 16, 2013