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Rooney, Ferdinand welcome new Man Utd signing Jones

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney and defender Rio Ferdinand have both welcomed new recruit Phil Jones to the club via their Twitter accounts.

Jones has signed an agreement with the Red Devils and will join from Blackburn Rovers when he finishes his England U21 obligations in Denmark.

Rooney, currently holidaying in Barbados, and Ferdinand both posted welcoming notes to Jones today.

"Welcome to Manchester United, Phil Jones. Looking to playing with you," Rooney tweeted.

Ferdinand added: "Welcome to Phil Jones, another top young talent joining the club. The future is bright, I think he knows the stay on your feet movement."

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