Luke Shaw vows to work way into Man Utd first team after reserve appearance

LUKE SHAW has vowed to force his way into Jose Mourinho’s plans after completing nearly an hour for Manchester United’s reserves.

The left-back is working is way back form long-term injury after damaging ligaments against Swansea at Old Trafford last April.

It was the latest injury setback for the promising player after he suffered a horrendous double leg break in September 2015 in Champions League match.

The 22-year-old is now hoping to make his return to first-team football this season.

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Man Utd defender Luke Shaw played nearly 60 minutes for the club’s reserves

And he made a significant step forward after playing for an hour in Man Utd reserves’ 1-1 draw with Swansea last night.

Speaking to MUTV after the match, he promised to work hard to get back to full fitness.

He said: “I feel very good. Hopefully I can push on now and keep myself fit and get stronger and stronger.

“I’m going to be ready. Whenever that is I’ll be looking forward to it.”

The match also saw the return of fellow long-term injury sufferer Ashley Young.

Kenji Gorre opened the scoring for Swansea before Indy Boonen grabbed United’s equaliser with 11 minutes remaining.