Luke Shaw: Schweinsteiger Experience Could Be Key For United

By Andy Hyslop

  • Schweinsteiger experience can only help Manchester United’s quest for trophies
  • Schweinsteiger can only help the younger players in the squad like Shaw

Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw believes the arrival of Bastian Schweinsteiger can only help the club’s quest for a first trophy since the 2012/13 season.

Manchester United have struggled to challenge for the major trophies, since their Premier League success in Sir Alex Ferguson’s final season. Since that triumph United have had three managers and a number of players of have left the club with new players coming in.

Since Louis Van Gaal arrived at Old Trafford there has been a massive overhaul of the playing staff. Last summer United signed six players, and this summer has seen five new arrivals already. Two of last summer’s new arrivals have left the club, with United not extending the loan of Falcao or signing him permanently. While record singing Angel Di Maria looks set to join Paris St Germain.

Schweinsteiger Has Won Everything In The Game

One of this summer’s new arrivals, Schweinsteiger has been backed by new team-mate Shaw to have a big impact at United. Schweinsteiger brings with him a wealth of experience. Having played over 500 games for Bayern Munich and amassed 110 caps for the German national side. He has won everything in the game with Munich and Germany.

Schweinsteiger World Cup Winner
Schweinsteiger has won everything in the game, including the World Cup with Germany in 2014

Shaw believes that United have signed a true legend of the modern game and his wealth of experience with help United to get back on the trophy trail.

He’s a massive legend. For someone with that much experience to come into the team will be vital to help us push for some trophies this season.

Shaw also went on to say that Schweinsteiger is a humble guy, who has settled in well with his new team-mates

He’s one of the most humble guys I’ve come across. He’s not too loud and he’s quite funny at the same time. It’s nice to have a German around in the dressing room.

Shaw himself has been impressive in the pre-season and will be hoping to be in Van Gaal starting eleven in the season opener against Tottenham at Old Trafford.

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