Manchester United join Twitter

Manchester United have finally launched an official club Twitter account.

Since the account was launched just over an hour ago, the club have accumulated over 85,000 followers.

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New era, same spirit. The season starts here. Let's do this. #mufc

In a statement on their website, the current Premier League champions said the micro-blogging site would be used to engage with fans around the world with behind-the scenes footage and exclusive content.

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