By 90Min
August 28, 2019

Manchester United defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka has given an insight into his start to life at Old Trafford, revealing that Paul Pogba has helped him settle in.

Having joined from Crystal Palace for an initial £45m, much was expected of the 21-year-old. He has adjusted fantastically on the pitch, putting in a number of impressive performances to justify United's faith in him.

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Speaking to United Review (via the club's official website), Wan-Bissaka revealed that settling in at Old Trafford has been fairly straightforward for him, adding that it all started with United's pre-season tour.

On the tour, he said: “I was told what would happen, but I didn't know it was going to be that big. As soon as we landed, the fans were waiting for us, waiting overnight... amazing! Plus, I got a lot of minutes on the clock. I think I needed it to get to know the team and bond with them. 

“Coming into this team as a new signing, you're not nervous but you think: 'Am I going to settle in quick?' But they were all good to me from the start, which made it so much easier.


“The older players help me a lot. Paul Pogba has advised me a lot. That first game in Perth, he was telling me the same thing everyone has: you're here for a reason, play your game, play without fear, get up and down - that's what I put into my head."

Even away from football, Wan-Bissaka revealed that moving to Manchester has gone smoothly for him.

“I've settled down now. A couple of weeks back I found a house to move in to. I just haven't been out much! We had a team bonding night, which was great," he added.

"I'm not usually the type to interact, but that was definitely needed on my part. It was great to see a bit more of people away from football. I'm new to Manchester, but it's a nice area and I've settled now. I've made sure I kept my shirt from the Chelsea game, so that'll be getting framed and going up on the wall at home.”

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