Man Utd star Shaw issues grovelling apology for ‘unacceptable’ Liverpool loss

LUKE SHAW issued a grovelling apology to Manchester United fans following the 7-0 defeat to Liverpool.

The defender was one of the worst performers at Anfield with Gary Neville labelling him “appalling”.


Luke Shaw admitted he was embarrassed after the Liverpool defeatCredit: Getty

Shaw twice gave the ball away in the build-up to Liverpool’s second goal and he had a torrid afternoon up against Mo Salah.

After the match he admitted he felt embarrassed and criticised himself and his team-mates for the lack of personality and mentality on show.

He told MUTV post-match: “Out there on the pitch, I felt embarrassed for us players, for the fans who were supporting us and who were watching at home.

“To watch that second half… I can only apologise for that, us, as players, have to own it, we have to stand up and accept that it was nowhere near good enough.

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“It was completely unacceptable. Our standards have clearly dropped since we won that trophy [Carabao Cup] and, in the last couple of games, we haven’t been our normal selves.

“We need to find the good things we were doing before and bring them back, because this hurts a lot and it’s really unacceptable what we did in that second half.

“The performance was a disgrace, I was on the pitch and I felt that, I felt embarrassed for the fans that were in the stands to be witnessing that.

“We showed no personality and no mentality. For a big team to come here, we need to do better.”


Erik ten Hag has addressed the defeat by focusing on the squad’s mentality and has tried to build confidence back up rather than punish his players.

He has shown the squad clips of the game in an attempt to rile them up so that they make sure a repeat does not happen.

Shaw and his team-mates have a chance to bounce back against Real Betis in the Europa League on Thursday.