Gary Neville says Luke Shaw appears to be like to be returning to his finest in a new position on the left aspect of Manchester United’s central defence.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has experimented with Shaw in a back-three in latest matches, with academy product Brandon Williams persevering with to shine at left-back in a massively promising debut season at Old Trafford.
Though Shaw has failed to copy the type of type he produced earlier than his horrific double leg fracture in September 2015, there are lastly indicators that he may very well be reaching that very same stage once more, besides in a new position.
The England worldwide impressed alongside Harry Maguire as United got here away from Stamford Bridge with a 2-Zero victory and a clear sheet on Monday night.
And Shaw adopted this up with one other promising show away to Club Brugge on Thursday night time as Anthony Martial salvaged a 1-1 draw for United in the primary leg of their Europa League spherical of 32 tie.
‘I think Luke Shaw is approaching something like his best in that left centre back position,’ Neville tweeted following the match.
‘He appears to be like sturdy and has his working again to the place it was.
‘I hope he stays clear of injury now.’
Williams has praised the large affect Solskjaer has had on him in his breakthrough season at United.
‘Ole is always there for me,’ the teenager mentioned.
‘He’s at all times telling me what I want to enhance on, not letting me go in after coaching to work on issues that I want to enhance on.
‘He’s at all times there once I want an arm across the shoulder or once I want the reward and likewise once I must be informed something that I must work on.’
On whether or not there’s a rivalry between him and Shaw, Williams defined: ‘We don’t actually give it some thought an excessive amount of.
‘We just know there’s a problem there and we each push one another to make ourselves the absolute best gamers as we will.
‘We’ve been taking part in with one another a number of occasions now so we’re getting that good connection.
‘I think we’re each attacking-minded as nicely, so when Luke has an opportunity he will get round me and he’s additionally a high defender and I assist him out in conditions.’