Luke Shaw gave a classy response to a Manchester United fan’s claim he should win the Ballon d’Or this year.
Rather than back himself for a maiden Ballon d’Or, Luke Shaw pointed to Manchester United teammate Bruno Fernandes as a worthy winner.
The left-back has cut a revitalized figure under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after struggling under United’s previous manager Jose Mourinho. In fact, he has enjoyed arguably the best season of his career so far.
Shaw’s excellent form has left summer signing Alex Telles on the fringes at Old Trafford, earned him plenty of praise, and an apparent Ballon d’Or nomination.
That doesn’t look like @B_Fernandes8 👀
— Luke Shaw (@LukeShaw23) May 9, 2021
When tagged by a fan with the comment ‘thoughts?’ on Twitter, Shaw replied: “That doesn’t look like Bruno Fernandes.”
Fernandes, of course, has had an impressive second season at United. The Portuguese has supplied 17 goals and 11 assists in 34 Premier League games to help the club into second place.