Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

On-Song Shaw Set to Shine on the International Stage

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

On-Song Shaw Set to Shine on the International Stage

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LUKE Shaw says he has joined up with the England squad this week full of confidence after his man-of-the-match performance against Crystal Palace.

The left-back endured an injury-hit start to his career at United following his Pounds 27m move from Southampton in the summer.

But the 19-year-old is starting to settle in at Old Trafford, and put in his best display yet for his new club during the 1-0 win over Palace at the weekend.

Shaw said: "I feel really strong and fit and I'm going there with a positive attitude.

"It's a massive thing to play for your country. It's different to playing league games and national football means a lot to everyone in England. The players cherish it.

"We haven't had the best of times recently but we want to show people what we can do.

"We want to become the best country in the world and it's going to take time, but eventually I'm sure one day it'll be our time. …

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