Luke Shaw Made A Great Contribution - Jose Mourinho

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"Luke Shaw offensively was very good and made a great contribution for the team", Mourinho added. I'm not sure, the problem he has got is that Ashley Young has been brilliant at left wing-back.

This was the Shaw of old and, if he can retain his fitness, he could still become one of the best left-backs in Europe as many touted during his days at Southampton.

Scholes believes that it is important Mourinho selects Shaw more regularly, comparing him to former teammate Wayne Rooney.


"We thought about not playing two consecutive matches, but it happened because no [Phil] Jones and no [Eric] Bailly and we had to play two consecutive matches in two games against Watford and Arsenal". The former England trio effectively pinned the blame for Shaw's absence from the first-team on the player himself, and asked why he hasn't rose to the challenge set by his manager.

"We see the quality that he's got, he's so strong and powerful". He also returned to the England set-up during the last worldwide break in recognition of his strong displays. Amongst all of the top performers on the pitch, it was a star turn by their overlooked left-back which caught the attention though. He needed to be playing all the time, Saturday, Tuesday, whatever it may be.

"Especially with the ball going forward, really risky, creating a lot, great intensity in his game, no surprise in minute 80 he is feeling the consequences of that intensity, is normal, first match of the season for him".


Shaw started his first game of the season and was dominant down the flank.

That has sparked a scramble for the 29-year-old's signature with Mourinho and United at the head of the queue.

For the player making only his 50th appearance for the club in three and a half seasons, there was far more good than bad for him to work from.


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