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Man Utd fullback Shaw pleased to match critical stat of Barcelona star Messi

Manchester United fullback Luke Shaw is delighted his creativity is making a difference this season.

Shaw has created as many chances as Barcelona star Lionel Messi this season.

He told manutd.com: "Yeah, I think it's very important. I think a full-back nowadays needs to create a lot and do as much as they can to help the team. Not just me, but Aaron [Wan-Bissaka] on the other side has been brilliant for us and creating a lot of chances himself too.

"So, I think a full-back nowadays, first and foremost we're defenders, we need to defend but I think a lot of the game nowadays is full-backs flying forward. It's something I personally enjoy doing trying to help the team as much as possible by creating chances and hopefully adding a couple more goals to my game."

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