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Who should be your local weethearts?

IT'S the source of endless newspaper headlines and celebrity spats - and a way of peeking into the private lives of others. But just who are the biggest Tweeters here in Merseyside? Jade Wright reveals Merseyside's very own Twitterati.

? Wayne Rooney @WayneRooney 6,034,395 Followers 158 Following 1,282 Updates Bio: None Typical Tweet: Just listeniS ng to Stereophonics new album. Yes lads been waiting for this one. @Stereophonics Follow him because: He's open and honest. It's like having a chat.

? Michael Owen @themichaelowen 1,936,661 Followers 222 Following 5,573 Updates Bio: The Official Twitter Account of Michael Owen Typical Tweet: Possibly the best 2 keepers in the world on show at the Allianz Arena tonight. I love setting myself up to take some stick! #pleasedontbe6-6 Follow him because: He responds to what fans ask and you can watch his spats with Piers Morgan.

? John Bishop @JohnBishop100 1,721,914 Followers 198 Following 3,627 Updates Bio: I am a comedian, I am married and I have 3 sons. I support Liverpool and my dog is called Bilko.

Typical Tweet: Just been to B&Q and bought a jet wash - is there any greater way of saying to the world I am married with kids than to do that on a bank hol Follow him because: He'll make you chuckle.

? Luis Suarez @luis16suarez 1,414,683 Followers 22 Following 334 Updates Bio: Liverpool FC player. Born in Salto, Uruguay 24 January 1987 Typical tweet: Important win to keep adding points. Let''s keep on working!!! YNWA Victoria importante para seguir sumando...

Follow him because: Erm... You want to learn Spanish...? ? Paul McCartney @PaulMcCartney 1,265,775 Followers 3 Following 893 Updates Bio: Official Paul McCartney News Stream updated by MPL Typical Tweet: Paul has just confirmed Boston as the first US date on his new #OutThere tour.

Follow him because: He's Paul McCartney but sadly we don't think he updates the site himself.

? Coleen Rooney @ColeenRoo 982,479 Followers 300 Following 7,865 Updates Bio: None Typical Tweet: Thanks everyone for my lovely Birthday wishes!!! Had a nice day in Gulliver''s World with Kai and his cousins. Bday meal with family later.

Follow her because: She's lots of fun. If you're nice and polite she'll be the same back.

? Rebecca Ferguson @RebeccaFMusic 804,412 Followers 377 Following 7,818 Updates Bio: None Typical Tweet: Arrrrr brand new addition to my family congrats Ashley xxx Follow her because: She's funny and open.

? Lucas Leiva @LucasLeiva87 736,291 Followers 266 Following 5,375 Updates Bio: Twitter Oficial do Jogador do Liverpool da Inglaterra Typical Tweet: Nice sunny day in Liverpool. I hope you have a good one . #ynwa Follow him because: His cheery tweets will put a smile on your face.

? Glen Johnson @ glen_johnson 721,888 Followers 74 Following 833 Updates Bio: Liverpool and England fullback. Founder of GlenJohnsonFoundation.org Typical tweet: Good 3 points today! First the bar now the post #Inches Follow him because: He gives a great insight into the beautiful game.

? Peter Serafinowicz @serafinowicz 686,077 Followers 2,933 Following 17,651 Updates Bio: Male actress and comedienne. Typical Tweet: At the Gielgud Theatre to see 'The Audience''. The usher just told me I''m sitting the wrong way.

Follow him because: He's witty and articulate, if a little near the knuckle.

? Phil Neville @fizzer18 571,375 Followers 224 Following 8,840 Updates Bio: Captain of Everton Football Club Typical Tweet: Scooter grand prix taking place in our house this morning 30 laps of downstairs with a tight bend round the breakfast bar!!!

Follow him because: He'll motivate you to get to the gym - he's always training.

? Kenny Dalglish @kennethdalglish 536,693 Followers 34 Following 296 Updates Bio: None Typical Tweets: Love Thai food but don''t know how to make it. Scouse is the easiest. Taste great as well. Then ice cream and finish.

Follow him because: He's King Kenny. He doesn't Tweet often, but when he does, they're worth reading ? Robbie Fowler @Robbie9Fowler 487,881 Followers 98 Following 4,070 Updates Bio: official robbie fowler Typical Tweet: Great lad, great player, sorry to hear that Michael has decided to hang up his boots, good luck with whatever you''re gonna do @themichaelowen Follow him because: You like a laugh. He doesn't censor his Tweets though, so maybe not for young eyes.

? Mel C @MelanieCmusic 375,822 Followers 428 Following 5,799 Updates Bio: Melanie Chisholm / Mel C / Sporty Spice - updates from the singer, songwriter, Spice Girl, actress and mum Typical Tweet: Hooray! you getting the tube?! x RT @GeriHalliwell: I''m up , I''m alive, I feel better! And today I''m off to see @vivaforever ! Xx Follow her because: She's always upbeat and responds to fans' messages.

? Danielle Lloyd @MissDLloyd 308,595 Followers 476 Following 8,233 Updates Bio: The Official Danielle Lloyd now Danielle O''Hara Married to Jamie & have two beautiful Sons Archie & Harry Love Life xxxx Typical Tweet: My hubby got our wedding venue tattooed on him to complete his sleeve today must be love !! Ouch Follow her because: It's a glimpse behind the scenes onto her life.

? Sebastian Coates @ SebastianCoates 247,073 Followers 63 Following 247 Updates Bio: Zaguero de la Seleccion Uruguaya y de Liverpool FC, ex zaguero de Nacional.

Campeon de America 2011.

Typical Tweet: Gran victoria hoy!

Felicitaciones a todos mis companeros! Great victory today! Congratulations to all my team mates!

Follow him because: His multi-lingual tweets will keep you amused.

? Philipe Coutinho @Phil_Coutinho 241,718 Followers 68 Following 697 Updates Bio: Jogador de futebol Typical Tweet: I am very happy with the win that we had today. Happy birthday, my dear wife Aine.

Follow him because: The 20-year-old tweets in English and Portuguese and seems a happy soul.

? John Heitinga @Johnheitinga 240,089 Followers 214 Following 1,528 Updates Bio: Official twitter account for John Heitinga. Centre back, right back defender, playing for Everton FC and the Dutch National Team.

Typical Tweet: My beautiful princess' ' birthday! Jezebel 4 years old! #prouddaddy Follow him because: He gives you a glimpse at his home life.

? Daniel Agger @DanielAgger 230,746 Followers 65 Following 296 Updates Bio: @LFC player www.theaggerfoundation.org/ Typical Tweet: Would like to find more about @DanielAgger 's Foundation charity work? Check theaggerfoundation.org Follow him because: He's a great charity campaigner.

? Jonjo Shelvey @shelveyJ 230,494 Followers 193 Following 876 Updates Bio: Be The Best You Can Be. Typical Tweet: Good game tonight now Brighton for few days then game Monday!

Follow him because: His banter is very funny.

? Martin Kelly @MartinKelly1990 219,291 Followers 40 Following 99 Updates Bio: None Typical Tweet: Support @TheOKFoundation and #LFC doctor Zaf Iqbal in petitioning the government to get de-fibs in all public places.

Follow him because: He tweets for lots of good causes.

? Jennifer Metcalfe @missjenjomet 186,720 Followers 296 Following 9,080 Updates Bio: Smelly bottom. British actress. Currently playing Mercedes on Hollyoaks.

Typical Tweet: If I was a paper / magazine I would stop listening to my reliable source they clearly no jack..nada..zilch #speakingjibberish Follow her because: Despite some terrible spelling and grammar, she'll give you Hollyoaks gossip - if you can de-code it ? Marouane Fellaini @fellainiM 183,920 Followers 283 Following 233 Updates Bio: Official twitter of Marouane Fellaini, Belgian football player, Everton FC, Red Devils Typical Tweet: Well played guys! Tough match but 3 points. It's the most important!!!

Follow him because: He offers a great insight into the game.

? Suso Fernandez @suso30fernandez 181,232 Followers 93 Following 1,958 Updates Bio: Official twitter page of Suso professional footballer at liverpool football club and Spain U21.

Typical Tweet: Good second half and effort from the the team.. #YNWA Buena segunda parte y remontada.. Ahora par de dias libres Follow him because: He's a fun multi-lingual tweeter ON SONG: Rebecca Ferguson

CAPTION(S):

SPICY: Mel C

KING: Kenny Dalglish

ROO BOY: Wayne Rooney

MAC ATTACK: Paul McCartney

JOKER: Peter Serafinowicz
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