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Manchester United due to make exciting announcement on Thursday as deal given green light by Jose Mourinho

Manchester United are reportedly planning to announce a new big-money contract extension for in-form left-back Luke Shaw on Thursday.

Jose Mourinho has given the deal, worth roughly £50million, the green light after Shaw’s big improvement in form this season, according to the Sun.

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The performances of the England international have been one of United’s big positives this season, with the team overall in largely disappointing form for the most part.

Shaw’s all-action displays are seeing him finally show the potential seen in him during his days as a youngster at Southampton, having previously struggled to play regularly.

Mourinho has been publicly critical of the defender in the past, but it seems his tough-love approach to man-management is now bearing some fruit.

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New contract for Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw to be announced on Thursday

Despite the 23-year-old not always looking confident as he’s had to deal with being in and out of the side, he’s largely remained popular among the United fan-base.

Supporters will therefore be excited to see he’s set to be rewarded with this new deal, if the Sun’s report of an announcement this Thursday proves accurate.

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