Manchester United fullback Luke Shaw has revealed how happy he is to be back to England squad after world cup snub.
The 23-year-old defender was called up to the Three Lions team by Gareth Southgate following his bright start to the season.
Shaw was highly criticised by José Mourinho in recent seasons and that seems to have made him strong as he is currently one of the best defenders in the League after three round of matches.
In his interview with English press after his first training session with the rest of the England’s team, Shaw said he’s highly honored to be back to the squad despite huge competition for a place in the national team.
When asked about how he felt during his trying seasons at Old Trafford, the full-back revealed it was a tough time for his career, however, it’s a thing of the past and he is looking towards the future.
On Ashley Young’s omission from Southgate’s list, the former Southampton man said he wasn’t happy seeing that the player was ignored omission but he believes it was a tough decision to make by the England’s team coaches.
According to him, his Manchester United teammate was one of the best players at the World Cup in Russia and it would have been great to have him in the team.
About his fitness level, the Mourinho’s newly-found hero said he is in good shape ahead of their upcoming Nation League clash with Spain.