Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Neville Warns Shaw to 'Pull Finger Out'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Neville Warns Shaw to 'Pull Finger Out'

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LUKE Shaw has been told to 'pull his finger out' to save his United career by former Red Devils full-back Phil Neville.

Shaw's troubled Old Trafford career was pitched into fresh doubt after United boss Jose Mourinho said he was 'a long way behind' his team-mates, having been left out of the squad for the Premier League match against West Brom despite being fit to play.

Mourinho added: "I cannot compare the way he trains, the way he commits, the focus, the ambition."

Many observers see no way back for Shaw after such comments, but Neville thinks Mourinho is simply trying to give the player the 'jolt' he needs. Neville told Press Association Sport: "If I was Luke Shaw, I wouldn't be looking to get out of United.

"I'd be looking at that situation thinking that on Saturday (Mourinho) played Ashley Young at left-back, that he has been playing Matteo Darmian at left-back, Marcos Rojo, Daley Blind. …

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