April 23, 2021

Man Utd


Luke Shaw taunts Manchester United teammate Daniel James over his celebration

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Daniel James has been in good goalscoring form of late – but Manchester United teammate Luke Shaw has not been entirely impressed, it would seem.

James has scored five goals in his past 12 outings for United in all competitions.

The Wales international was on target against Istanbul Basaksehir in the Champions League, which was followed by Premier League strikes against Leeds and Southampton.

The speedy winger then struck in the Europa League victory over Real Socieded, and also found the net in the league win against Newcastle.

His passionate goal celebrations will have been enjoyed by United fans – but not Shaw, apparently, who feels he needs to work on his routine.

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The left-back said: “I said to Jamo: ‘We need to get you a new celebration because what you’re doing isn’t good enough!’

“He’s like a little kid isn’t he? He just doesn’t know what to do, he just runs about!”

Shaw was on target himself in United’s 2-0 derby victory over Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

The defender struck the second goal shortly after half-time, doubling the lead given to the visitors by Bruno Fernandes ‘ early penalty.

The result took United back up to second in the Premier League table, though they still trail leaders City by 11 points.

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Henderson and McTominay celebrate at full-time

Manchester United secured a memorable 2-0 derby victory over Man City at the Etihad Stadium.

Bruno Fernandes and Luke Shaw scored the goals to clinch an unexpected, but empathic, victory for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s troops against the league leaders.

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Shaw is looking forward to the day spectators will be allowed back into stadiums following the coronavirus crisis.

“I would love the fans to be back so bad because you know I’m missing the noise,” he said in his chat with United supporter Harry Pinero for adidas ahead of the City match.

“Hopefully, I can score soon and I want the fans in to celebrate because the lads were saying: ‘It’s not normal when you score!'”

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