England international left-back Luke Shaw is set to be offered a new contact at Old Trafford according to Jose Mourinho
Manchester United boss Mourinho has reveals Luke Shaw is part of United future, thereby confirming report that he is set to be handed a new long term contract at Old Trafford.
The 22-year old was a subject of transfer speculation last January, but it all seems he has won Mourinho’s heart after a resurgent performances.
The highly talented defender has put behind him his injury woe and has become a key player in United squad this year.
The £80,000-a-week star has started five of the last seven Premier League games and has completed 90 minutes in his last five appearances in the Premier League and was also restored to starting eleven in United last league game.
Speaking in a press conference ahead of Newcastle game on Sunday, the Portuguese tactician reveals Shaw could be handed a new contract.
“With Luke, it is not about changing my mind.Said Mourinho.
“With Luke, it is just the evolution or no evolution of his potential. I think you say ‘fulfil the potential’ – it is just about that.
“I know Shaw since he arrived in the Premier League with Southampton and I know his potential, his quality.
“Could he come in my direction in the way I like players to be, not just on the pitch but also during the training week?
“He made a big effort. He is now, for a few months, free of these minor injuries which sometimes stop evolution and I am really happy.
“I think the natural consequence of it is he will have his contract and he will be a Manchester United player for years.”
Shaw joined the United in 2014 from Southampton in a £30 million fee. He signed a four-year contract with an option to extend for a further year.