Van Gaal Not Surprised by Performance Shaw
Manchester – Manchester United manager, Louis van Gaal, is not surprised by the good performance Luke Shaw time to face Chelsea last week. Dutch manager admitted that he was always confident in the ability of Shaw.
Start Shaw, who joined from Southampton summer of lalu– with United is not smooth. Predicted to be a future United left back, Shaw even troubled by fitness.
The fitness problems already mentioned Van Gaal when United diving pre-season tour in the United States. In the sequel, Shaw often absent due to injury.
Significantly, the new Shaw played 14 times in the Premier League this season. Her trouble finding a place in the starting XI team. When the performance of United began to climb in recent weeks, Van Gaal looks were content putting Daley Blind as a left back.
Shaw himself considered that his performance this season is far from satisfactory. He was determined to fix on next season.
However, next season is not rolling, Shaw had a chance to shine. When Blind absent due to injury, Van Gaal was installing himself as a left when facing Chelsea.
Although United lost 0-1 in the game, the performance of Shaw assessed okay. 19-year-old defender was not rare to help attack from the left and his cross through the puncture.
“I always believe in Luke Shaw, so it’s not surprising,” said Van Gaal told MUTV. “He performed well in the game against Chelsea and I’m glad.”
“This is just the first season and he was 19 years old, still a boy, and still growing. Perhaps, next season he will be more mature. I hope so. I trust him,” said Van Gaal.
With the continued absence of the Blind, Shaw is likely to re-occupy the post left in the game against Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday (26/4).