Manchester United star Luke Shaw says England won’t just focus on domestic teammate Scott McTominay when Scotland face the Three Lions.
England v Scotland takes place at Wembley in the second Euro 2020 group stage match next week. McTominay has impressed for Manchester United this season and was arguably their best payer in the Europa League final against Villareal last month. Shaw says he’s looking forward to turning his Old Trafford teammate into an enemy.
Shaw said (Sky): “Scott’s been brilliant for us this season. Even in the Final, for me personally, I thought he was our best player on the pitch that night. He’s grown massively from when he first made his debut. He’s an extremely talented player and a very important part of Manchester United.
“You can obviously see that the manager trusts him because he’s in the team a lot. We spoke before we came away, but there wasn’t too much said. Scott’s a very good player, but it’s not just him when we do face Scotland. They’ve got extremely good players all round the park, so we can’t just focus on one individual. We’ll look at the whole team.
“We all love football so much that at times there are going to be pains and niggles. But we all want to play. We all want to be on that pitch doing what we love doing. Of course it’s been a very hard gruelling season with a lot of games, but when it comes to a major tournament for your country, I think fatigue for me goes out the window.”
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