Luke Shaw hasn’t had the best starts to life at Manchester United, with injuries meaning he hasn’t had a consistent run in the team, and Ashley Young keeping him out when he returned.
Against West Ham, Shaw picked up a second yellow late on, leaving him suspended, but he hopes that he can win his place back in the team now.
It was a very frustrating one, especially as it came in the last seconds of the game. It was very frustrating for me. Maybe the first yellow card was a little bit light but I can’t argue with the second one. It was in the heat of the moment and I wanted to try to win the ball as we were going for the win. I was unlucky to have caught him but it’s something I’ve learned from. In every game and every training session, you learn a lot – especially in that situation. I didn’t need to go for that challenge in the last couple of minutes. It’s something I’ve looked back on and spoke with the coaching staff about. I’m still young and have still got a lot to learn. It’s a squad game and if the manager picks me then I’ll be very pleased. But if he doesn’t then I’ll work hard to get back into the team. It helps us as players to improve if the competition is healthy and fierce. When I was out injured, Youngy was flying in my position but then he picked up an unfortunate injury. Now I’ve been playing, I hope I can keep my position and carry on.