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Shaw on Telles: We pushed each other to get the best out of ourselves

Mon 18 January 2021 | 15:15

Man Utd defender praises teammate, saying the competition between them can make both of them progress.

Manchester United

had a slow start to the season, but they managed to find their perfect form and now with 37 points, they are leading in the Premier League table.

The Red Devils’ defender,

Luke Shaw

had some struggle with fitness problems at some points of the season, but the England international overcame those struggles and has become a regular in


’s squad.

Now, the 25-year-old has acknowledged his competition with teammate,

Alex Telles

, believing that this rivalry can bring out the best of both players.

“I feel really good, credit to Ole for that for believing in me and pushing me.”  

Shaw said.

“Alex as well, we have a great relationship, he pushes me each day in training and we get on really well.

“It’s nice to have that competition, we pushed each other to get the best out of ourselves. It’s a positive way for both of us to look at it.

Man Utd faced Liverpool last night and the match ended in a goalless draw.

Shaw added

: “This is why you come to clubs like this, to play against the best players in massive games, you look forward to tests like this, they’re the best in the world in their best position, but we all defended really well and we need to keep doing that.”

source: SportMob