Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Pallister: Be Patient, Shaw Will Come Good at United

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Pallister: Be Patient, Shaw Will Come Good at United

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LUKE Shaw is the only question mark in Jose Mourinho's defence next season.

That's the view of former United centre-back Gary Pallister, who believes the new manager has built a strong defensive unit with the additions of Victor Lindelof and Eric Bailly in successive summers.

But Pallister, who won four Premier League titles with United between 1989 and 1998, believes the left-back position remains a weakness after a 'difficult' season for Shaw.

He was publicly criticised by Mourinho, while the back-up options of Matteo Darmian and Daley Blind are not naturals at the position.

Pallister said: "The only question mark is at left-back. Shaw has had injury problems and he's found it hard to catch the manager's eye. Jose was quite tough on him last season. …

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