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Shaw: Man Utd dressing room needed mad Zlatan

Manchester United fullback Luke Shaw has spoken of the intensity of former teammate Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

The iconic Swedish striker, currently of AC Milan, signed for the Red Devils on a free transfer in the summer of 2016. He played at Old Trafford until March 2018, scoring 29 times in 53 appearances.

"He was mad. I think he was what we needed in the dressing room," Shaw said on Twitch.

"He's unbelievable, he still had the talent and even though he was a bit older he was still the amazing player that he had been.

"But I think inside the dressing room he was great. He had a lot of jokes but I think when it got serious, and when he had to sort of put his foot down, you knew about it.

"I think he was a born winner. Even in little training games, if he didn't win and you were on his team he would absolutely kill you.

"So I think he got the best out of everyone when he was there, as in training-wise, because people couldn't sort of [slack] off because if you're on his team and you lose, you're dead.

"And honestly you can ask anyone in the team, that was the situation. But I think everyone loved him and it was just disappointing that he got that bad injury."

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