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Manchester United's Victor Lindelof misses training ahead of Young Boys clash

Manchester United's Victor Lindelof misses training ahead of Young Boys clash

United are at risk of going winless in four straight European matches at home for the first time in their history when they host Young Boys in the Champions League on Tuesday, but the Red Devils boss denied his players would rather play away from their own ground.

Shaw says that "everyone there in the changing room is a fighter", meaning United are ready to right some wrongs by beating Young Boys in Tuesday's Group H encounter.

"If you ask me if I prefer to play at home against Young Boys or to go away to Bern, I prefer always to play at home.

If you feel pressure when people come to support you stay at [your] home and watch on TV".

"But, look, what he said the other day, I think that was more a generation thing and I don't think it was really aimed much at us as individuals".

Louis van Gaal replaced Moyes, before the Dutchman was himself succeeded by Jose Mourinho, who has spent around £400million on the squad and led United to their worst start to a league season since 1990-91 following a draw to Crystal Palace at the weekend. Rio Ferdinand also criticised the move while over on RTE Sport, Damien Duff suggested it is not what you want to see from a manager towards a young player.

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Mourinho has, however, felt stress en route to Old Trafford in recent weeks, with the Manchester traffic on more than one occasion causing his team to arrive late for games. I would say immediately to play at home. "If we can have Victor available for that period, that will be good". "We all want to be the best team we can be and we all want to win trophies". "Our midfield is not normally that aggressive in the fight for second balls".

Frustrating would also aptly describe Victor Lindelof's injury setback.

Manchester United defender Luke Shaw says he has enjoyed reacting to Jose Mourinho's criticism.

"Obviously thats what we need to do".

"I would say if we have him for the Christmas period - where we need, if possible, every player to be available for that hard period until the Newcastle match on January 2 - if we can have Victor available for that period, it will be good".

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