Reaction to Luke Shaw’s transfer to Manchester United

Manchester United’s new left back tweeted his delight at signing for the club

New Manchester United left back Luke Shaw signed for the club on Friday for a record (for a teenager) fee. Manchester United beat competition from Chelsea to sign the youngster, who is yet to be given a squad number. Here we take a look at the reaction from team mates and Manchester United assistant manager Ryan Giggs. There is also a clip of Shaw’s first interview as a Manchester United player.

Luke Shaw was keen to tweet about his transfer to Manchester United:

United colleagues Wayne Rooney, Michael Carrick and Ashley Young also sent out tweets welcoming the new boy:

United’s new left back and Manchester United’s legendary assistant manager Ryan Giggs spoke after the transfer was announced:

“I am thrilled and excited to be joining Manchester United. I have been at Southampton since I was eight years old and I would like to thank them and the fans for everything they have done for me. I want to continue to progress my career and joining United is the ideal place for me to do that. I am looking forward to this new chapter in my life and also looking forward to learning from the world-class players and management at the club.”Luke Shaw

“Luke is a very talented young left-back with great potential. He has developed immensely during his time at Southampton and has all the attributes to become a top player. I am delighted he has joined Manchester United as I believe this is the right club for him to continue his development as a young player and eventually fulfil that promise.” Ryan Giggs

Luke Shaw’s first interview as a Manchester United player speaking about working with Louis van Gaal and Ryan Giggs:

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