Luke Shaw is reportedly prepared to play in this summer’s European Under-21 Championship regardless of Louis van Gaal’s objections.
Shaw has started only 15 Premier League games in his 1st season at Manchester United thanks to fitness troubles, and Van Gaal desires him to miss the tournament within the Czech Republic subsequent month.
“When you happen to be not playing for Man Utd you cannot play for other teams. He requirements the rest,” mentioned Van Gaal.
“He is 19. We’ve to safeguard him. I hope that the coach of the Under-21s understands that.”
The Day-to-day Mail claim that Gareth Southgate will ignore that assistance and name him in his 30-strong preliminary squad on Wednesday.
The FA possess the power to overrule clubs on their players’ participation in international tournaments and it seems Shaw has indicated his willingness to defy his manager.