Spurs boss Mourinho ‘degraded’ Shaw at Man Utd – Wright

Spurs boss Jose Mourinho was “degrading” to Luke Shaw throughout his time as Man Utd, in response to Arsenal legend Ian Wright.

The 25-year-old has suffered a turbulent time since arriving at Old Trafford from Southampton because the world’s most costly teenage lady in 2014.

Accidents and specifically difficult interval under Mourinho has restricted Shaw to just 166 appearances at Man Utd, however the left-back has seemed renewed under renewed strain for his place.

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The England eight-cap international says Alex Telles’ arrival helped take his recreation up a level and Wright now believes he’s “displaying what he can do”.

“Luke Shaw when he got here to United from Southampton was a great player, however he fell away a bit,” Wright said (through The Impartial). “He had accidents and lost kind, however he has been circled. He’s fitter, stronger and exhibits what he can do.

“A number of the remedy he obtained from Jose Mourinho was degrading – I did not like seeing it.”

Following their 0-0 draw against Liverpool within the Premier League last month, Man Utd boss Solskjaer spoke about Shaw’s current kind.

“Luke has an amazing high quality,” said Solskjaer. “He has excellent approach, good high quality.

“You see the few occasions against Liverpool he catches the ball and drives on. It is one thing I’ve pushed extra to do as a result of we all know he can do it.

“The boy himself is mostly accountable. He’s mentally excellent proper now.

“He has grow to be a father, he is excellent bodily, his fitness is so a lot better. He nonetheless beats his excessive depth stats, his complete distance stats.

“I feel he is been constant there with what a full-back needs to be doing.

“And when you might have Luke’s talent, when that fitness and psychological piece are sorted, you are all the time going to get good performances.”


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