Southampton fullback Luke Shaw admits he grew up modeling his game on Chelsea star Ashley Cole.

Shaw was actually rejected by Chelsea as a junior player for being too small.

"I was a massive fan of Ashley Cole. I think most people know I was a Chelsea supporter and I used to go to the games.

"For me, Ashley Cole was the best left-back in the world and, yeah, I learned a lot from watching him when I was younger. I'm sure he will help me when I'm away with England.

"Three years ago I was watching them on telly and now I will be training with world-class players like Rooney and the Liverpool players I played against. I can't wait."

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