Author of three assists during Euro 2021, Luke Shaw is one of the players who carried England to the semi-finals. The left side took the opportunity to respond to the spikes of José Mourinho, very hard on him.
It’s coming home … Brilliant, England won their qualification for the semi-finals of Euro 2021 after their great victory against Ukraine (4-0) on Saturday in Rome. If Raheem Sterling is still as decisive and Harry Kane seems definitely launched, another player of the Three Lions titles his pin of the game: Luke Shaw.
In the wake of his very good season with Manchester United in the Premier League, the left side is in sparkling form during the continental tournament with already three assists, two of which were for Harry Maguire and Harry Kane on Saturday against Ukraine.
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Shaw: “José has his opinion”
Often mocked and especially for his defensive mistakes or his physical condition, Luke Shaw silenced his detractors. After the qualification for the last four, the Englishman went there with his little message to José Mourinho, very critical about him since their joint adventure with the Red Devils. The 25-year-old British defender does not seem disturbed by the spikes of his former coach.
“It doesn’t matter. José has his opinion. Obviously, he works (as a consultant for talkSPORT) and he has the freedom to say what he wants, estimated the England full-back at beIN Sports. He can say whatever he wants, I just keep my head down, ignore everything else. I focus on what’s going on inside the squad. My main objective is to help England. “
Shaw best side of the Euro?
And obviously, the reviews of the “Special One” even serve as a source of motivation for Luke Shaw. On several occasions during this Euro, the England defender has maintained this media quarrel with the Portuguese coach.
With three assists during the competition, the Englishman finds himself in competition with Leonardo Spinazzola for the honorary title of best left side of the tournament.
But the Italian was seriously injured in the quarter-final against Belgium (2-1) and will miss several months of competition. a blow for his club, AS Roma and his new coach … José Mourinho. Until then, Luka Shaw will be keen to make his detractors lie again.
The best way? Help England win this Euro on July 11 at Wembley. Before a possible final, it will first be necessary to overcome Denmark in the semi-final, next Wednesday. The opportunity for the side of the Three Lions to speak again about his quality of center.