Mourinho aims a dig at Luke Shaw

Mourinho aims a dig at Luke Shaw

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has aimed a sly dig at defender Luke Shaw after the club’s emphatic 4-0 win over Chelsea in the opening day of the 2019/20 season.

While analyzing the game for Sky Sports, Mourinho warned new acquisition Harry Maguire that he will need to cover for the Manchester United left-back in games in what was a veiled dig at Shaw.

Maguire had to cover for Shaw when the left-back was out of position on Sunday during a chance for the Blues on Sunday and Mourinho suggested that United's new £80million man will have to get used to that. 


The sacked Manchester United boss had a disruptive relationship with Shaw during their time together at Old Trafford.

When describing a chance for Chelsea on Sky Sports Mourinho said: “Maguire is attracted to the outside to cover for Luke [Shaw]. He [Maguire] will learn over the season he needs to do that a lot [cover for Shaw].”

Mourinho hauled Shaw off at half-time during a victory over Brighton in 2018 with Shaw having previously said 'you need to have thick skin' to play for Mourinho.

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