Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Southgate Urges Shaw Rise to Jose's Challenge

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Southgate Urges Shaw Rise to Jose's Challenge

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LUKE Shaw must rise to the challenge of being out of the United first team.

That is the message from England manager Gareth Southgate, who called him up for international duty despite his lack of playing time for the Reds.

United boss Jose Mourinho has regularly overlooked the 21-year-old left-back since his return to fitness in mid-January.

And Southgate admits he selected him for the squads against Germany and Lithuania largely because he needs 'a boost'.

Shaw's future at Old Trafford remains uncertain with talk of a summer exit, despite Mourinho saying he can be his long-term option at left full-back.

But Southgate said of the former Southampton man's United issues: "That's for him and his club to deal with. He has got a challenge now to get himself into the team there. …

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