Manchester United signing Luke Shaw admits his England World Cup teammates convinced him about his move.

Shaw moved from Southampton for £30 million yesterday.

He revealed that he had discussed the impending move at length with his new United team-mates at the World Cup, with Wayne Rooney, Danny Welbeck, Chris Smalling and Phil Jones all in Brazil with Roy Hodgson's England squad.

"I spoke to them out there," Shaw explained, "They were asking me what was happening because there were a lot of ongoing conversations in the media. It was good to get to know them before coming here. It's a big thing for me because if I had come here not knowing anyone, then it is quite hard as a young guy and it can be a hard environment. To know four of the lads makes it a lot better for me."

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