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Gary Neville sends message to Luke Shaw as Gareth Southgate explains what made him recall Manchester United star

Manchester United legend Gary Neville has sent a message of congratulations to Luke Shaw on Twitter after his recall to the England squad today.

The outspoken pundit is clearly thrilled to see a top young player from his old club get a look-in at international level after a long absence.

Injury troubles and a lack of regular playing time until this season have seen Shaw overlooked by England in recent times, with the left-back missing out on the World Cup earlier this summer.

In bringing Shaw back into the Three Lions fold, Southgate explained the qualities he’s seen from the 23-year-old this season that persuaded him to give him a fresh opportunity at this level, as quoted by Nick Mashiter in the tweet below:

Despite United losing two of their opening three Premier League games, Shaw has stood out as a top performer for the Red Devils, with Mourinho seen on camera after the Spurs defeat going over to speak to him one-on-one.

Many have long felt Shaw is an exciting young talent, and it seems he’s finally getting the chance to prove it at the highest level for both club and country.

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