Twitter reacts as Everton land early blow on Tottenham

The new Premier League season is upon us which means a clean state and a new start for every club and player in the top flight.

One man who will want to get off to a good start and keep that going all season is Everton’s Ross Barkley. A player with bags of potential which still hasn’t been realised.

He is a fans favourite at Goodison Park, even more so with the departure of John Stones to Man City, so they will be backing their man to have a good season.

Spurs were the visitors for Barkley and his teammates on the opening Saturday of the season, and the England international got off to a flyer, with a goal from a free kick in the 5th minute.

Of course this came as welcome news to many, who voiced their pleasure on Twitter:

Some fans, however, still aren’t convinced by the 22-year-old:

And with Negredo netting for Middlesbrough on his debut, one FPL manager is having a terrible afternoon: