Manchester United: Erik ten Hag hints at defensive change for Manchester derby?

Close-up shot of Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag giving a press conference, making a hand gesture
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Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has lauded Luke Shaw's recent England performances, prompting talk that the left-back could be recalled for Sunday's Manchester derby.

Shaw featured in both Nations League games during the international break, coming off the bench in the 1-0 loss to Italy then starting at left wing-back in the 3-3 draw with Germany – in which scored the goal which sparked England's comeback from 2-0 down.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...