Best tweets as United close in on Shaw.Twitter has exploded with reaction after England left-back Luke Shaw briefly changed his status on the social networking site to a Manchester United player, before quickly changing it back.
The 18-year-old has long been a target for a number of top clubs in England and now looks set to be confirmed as a £30m signing for the Red Devils at some point today, becoming one of the most expensive defenders of all time.
Here is a selection of some of the best tweets from fans as they await an official announcement and anticipate what impact this latest big-name transfer could have at Old Trafford.
It’s evident that the transfer of Luke Shaw to #MUFC has come at great expense, but we’re talking at 11+ years at the club. Good investment.
— Serge Fagelman (@SergeFagelman) June 27, 2014
The difference a year makes. Two major signings before July and before Van Gaal has even left Brazil. #MUFC
— James McGlade (@BabboPieta) June 27, 2014
— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) June 27, 2014
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