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Luke Shaw could make first appearance of the season against Everton

Luke Shaw is available for selection when Manchester United return to Premier League action to take on Everton at Old Trafford on Sunday.

The 22-year-old has been sidelined with an ankle injury picked up versus Swansea City at the end of April.

Shaw has been in action for the under-23s over the past couple of weeks and now the boss has confirmed that he is available selection for for this weekend’s game.

Speaking at his pre-match press conference ahead of Sunday’s game, Mourinho told MUTV:

“He [Shaw] is not injured anymore so it is a question of form and it is a question of options. But he is not injured, he is recovered.”

Shaw will be competing with Daley Blind, Matteo Darmian and Ashley Young for the starting left-back role on Sunday when Everton come to town.

Blind has started three of our four Premier League matches so far this season, keeping a clean sheet in each.  Matteo Darmian started last weekend’s 2-2 draw at Stoke City before Blind returned to the starting lineup on Tuesday in our 3-0 victory over FC Basel in the Champions League.

Ashley Young made his first appearance of the season midweek and played excellent at right-back.  The 32-year-old has now put himself in contention to play either full-back role.

I don’t expect Shaw to start or even play at all this weekend.  The England international will do well just to make the bench.  However, I can see him making his return midweek when we take on Championship strugglers Burton Albion in the EFL Cup.