Word on the Tweet: Lescott & Rodwell salute Phil Neville's Everton career

The 36-year-old has revealed he will leave the Toffees at the end of the season, while Pablo Zabaleta and David Silva are jubilant after Manchester City's derby win
The tributes poured in for Phil Neville on Tuesday after the 36-year-old announced he will leave Everton at the end of the season.

Joleon Lescott and Jack Rodwell, who both left Goodison Park for Manchester City, were quick to publish their praise for their former team-mate.

Elsewhere, Younes Kaboul is closing in on a return to action after a long injury lay-off to boost Tottenham's top-four hopes, while David Silva and Pablo Zabaleta are predictably jubilant following Manchester City's win at Old Trafford on Monday evening.

Read on for all these tweets and more in Goal.com’s latest offering of Word on the Tweet.

“One of the best players and person I've worked with, helped me loads, great captain. Congrats for everything at everton mate!”

Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell praises Phil Neville.

“Sorry to hear the news @fizzer18 but congrats on a very successful career. One of the best pros I've worked with.”

Joleon Lescott gives us his tribute to Neville.

“@fizzer18 will miss the step over haha”

Steven Pienaar’s reveals a side of Neville's game we are yet to see.

“Very proud of our team!! This is the only thing I can say now and thanks so much to the @MCFC fans for the massive support tonight!!!”

Pablo Zabaleta pays tribute to Manchester City fans after his side's win at Old Trafford.

“Good victory tonight, great team performance, I will know tomorrow how bad the injury is, I hope it is not a bad one.All the best silva”

David Silva awaits the full results on his hamstring injury.

“Morning all,great to play 1hour after all this time...Good feeling though.Thanks to all of you for your messages of support as always.”

Younes Kaboul is delighted to be closing in on a return to action for Tottenham.

“Just wanna say I spoke with Garry Monk today and this @GarryMonk16 account is a fake don't follow him! I repeat don't follow this fraudster!”

For all you Gary Monk fans out there, Swansea City defender Ashley Williams fires a warning to you.