England players tweet about Fabio Capello's resignation


Wayne Rooney and Rio Ferdinand

England players have been reacting to the resignation of manager Fabio Capello.

According to statistics, the Italian was England's most successful coach with a 66% win rate.

Harry Redknapp is the favourite to take over.

Here are some of the messages posted by players on Twitter.

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, won his first cap under Capello

Jack Wilshere

"Shocked about news on Fabio Capello gutted to be honest.

"People have there own judgement on Capello but for a young player who was given the chance to play for my country at such a young age.

"He has shown great belief and trust in me so I can only thank him. Sad to see him go!"

QPR's Joey Barton

Joey Barton

"Well, well, well, this debacle claims yet another victim, where does this stop madness!

"No captain and no manager. 4 months from a major championship. What's going on......."

Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand

"I think we need an English manager now.

"We don't need anything else lost in translation. Harry Redknapp would be my choice by a distance."

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney

"Gutted Capello has quit. Good guy and top coach.

"Got to be English to replace him. Harry Redknapp for me."