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Stoke veteran Fletcher: Young is Shaw's big problem at Man Utd

Stoke City veteran Darren Fletcher has questioned whether Luke Shaw has a future at Manchester United.

Fletcher feels his former United teammate Ashley Young now looks a natural at left-back.

He told talkSPORT: "Everyone knows (Jose) Mourinho likes his defenders to defend first and foremost and anything you can give the other way is a real bonus and Luke Shaw looked like he was tying into that the other night. I thought his performance was fantastic, not only going forward but defensively.

“It is all character building stuff for him but because he is a young lad this might be the making of him in some ways.

“He will just be waiting for his chance now because Ashley Young is in the form of his life now at left-back. That is the big problem for Luke Shaw.

“People might say Ashley Young is not a left-back, he is right-footed, he used to be a winger, but plenty of great left-backs have been right-footed.

“Youngy is getting a little older now so he might see that as his long-term future. That is probably going to be Luke Shaw's biggest challenge more than anything."

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