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Luke Shaw praises Solskjaer for helping him to rebuild confidence

Tue 23 March 2021 | 17:08

Luke Shaw has been one of Manchester United’s standout players under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and was recalled to the England squad.

Manchester United


Luke Shaw

has praised

Ole Gunnar


’s man-management and credited the coach with turning his career around after difficult years under

Jose Mourinho


The 25-year-old is flourishing under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's guidance at Old Trafford and is finally producing his finest form for the Red Devils since joining in 2014.

But things have not been this good for the defender as he was regularly criticized by Mourinho and struggled to reach his potential in his early years, but Solskjaer's approach is having a much greater impact.

Shaw told 

Sky Sports

 of the struggles he endured in the recent past

: “I don't want to come across like I was a little kid who could not deal with being put under pressure because at a big club like Manchester United you are always going to be under pressure and under the spotlight. That makes you mentally stronger.

“But I had no confidence at that time. I was losing my belief. I think that is what changed with Ole. He managed me right and I got my confidence back and I am really enjoying it at the moment.

Shaw added on working with Solskjaer

: “His man-management is second to none. The way he conducts himself in terms of how he speaks to the players, it gets the best out of them. You can see that. He deals with situations perfectly in terms of what is needed, especially at a big club like Manchester United.

“For me, especially, from what I had before Ole came in, it is a total difference. It has pushed me to a new level.”

source: SportMob