Jones came through the system at Blackburn Rovers before moving onto United.
"I tried to model my game on good centre-backs in the Premier League, really - there wasn't someone in particular I focused my attention on," he told manutd.com.
"I tried to watch as many players as I could and studied their qualities before trying to take the best parts of their game and applying it to my own. I tried to get a mix - there wasn't one specific player that really influenced me. I'm often asked that question but I never idolised one individual. It's important to watch and learn from a number of different players to make you a more rounded footballer."
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