Whalley completes Shrewsbury move

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Former Luton Town winger Shaun Whalley has joined newly-promoted League One side Shrewsbury Town on a two-year deal.

The 27-year-old left Kenilworth Road last month after two seasons at the club, scoring five goals in 42 appearances

Speaking to the Shrews’ official website, Whalley said: “I’m looking forward to the challenge at Shrewsbury.

“I’m really excited about coming here and with pre-season starting I’ll be delighted to get to know the lads.

“It wasn’t a hard decision by any means. I know a couple of the lads here and it will help me settle.

“I’m now really looking forward to playing in League One, and looking at Shrewsbury last year, a lot of people said that they were the best footballing side in the league.”

The former Accrington and Southport wideman is also relishing working with Shrewsbury boss Micky Mellon, adding: “I’m excited about working with the manager (Micky Mellon), it will be good for me personally.

“I know that he likes the team to get the ball down and play.

“There was interest from other clubs but once I knew that Shrewsbury were interested it was a straight-forward decision.

“I’ve always been in and around the North West area before I moved to Luton.

“Moving away from home is full of challenges but I thought I dealt with it quite well.”