Manchester United defender Luke Shaw has committed his future to the club by signing a new four-year contract that will keep him at Old Trafford until 2027. The 27-year-old left-back, who joined from Southampton in 2014, has had an outstanding season under manager Erik Ten Hag, making 36 appearances in all competitions, scoring once and assisting six times.
Shaw’s decision to sign a new contract is a massive boost for United, as he has been a crucial player for the club this season. The defender has been a standout performer, providing stability and an attacking threat down the left flank. His performances have earned him a recall to the England squad, where he has continued to impress.
Speaking about his new contract, Shaw said, “Nine years ago I signed for this amazing club, and I’m thrilled to be extending my stay. I’ve grown immensely since coming to Manchester all those years ago, both as a person and as a player; I know what is needed to succeed at a club like this.”
Shaw’s journey at United hasn’t been without its ups and downs. He was criticised by former manager Jose Mourinho, who claimed he had to coach him through a game against Everton and that “he has to grow up” and “has to mature”. However, under Mourinho’s replacement Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and current boss Ten Hag, Shaw has rediscovered his form and become a regular fixture in the starting lineup.
Shaw’s versatility has been a key factor in his success this season. He has played both left-back and centre-back, adapting seamlessly to each role.
With Shaw committing his future to United, the club can look forward to having a dependable and talented defender for years to come. As Shaw said, “There’s a great opportunity to create something special here, and I’m going to give everything to be part of that.”
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