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Man Utd Double winner Parker brands Shaw 'smug' after England comments

Manchester United Double winner Paul Parker has taken aim at Luke Shaw after comments with England over the weekend.

The left back, who has not played for his club since a 0-0 draw with Watford on February 26, made a frank admission on Saturday that he is enjoying playing more for his country than United, having scored a game-changing equaliser at Wembley.

"He's getting a good run in the England side because [Ben] Chilwell isn't fit and there isn't anyone at the moment currently pushing him for that spot," Parker told Betfred.

"I thought Tyrick Mitchell did very well considering it was his debut. Shaw's comments were wrong if I'm being honest.

"Everyone would have seen that as smug and a dig about what's going on at Manchester United. When you look at his situation then you can come out and say that he's not playing for United as he hasn't been consistently good enough.

"It's as simple as that. You've not been doing what you're supposed to be doing. He's fortunate that Gareth [Southgate] hasn't got many left-backs to call on.

"Going back a bit, but if you weren't playing for your club team then you were never going to play for your international team. He's a fortunate player and he shouldn't be using England to make a dig at people at Manchester United."


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