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Luke Shaw morphs into prime Pirlo with outrageous assist for Marcus Rashford

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Now this is what you call ‘on a plate.’

For Marcus Rashford this is bread and butter, meat and drink, but that’s all due to the vision of Luke Shaw.

Shaw has endured a tricky time of late, particularly after being left with egg on his face by Diogo Jota during Man United’s FA Cup defeat at Wolves before the international break.

Eating grass

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Eating grass

But, on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s official bow as permanent manager, the left-back served up a treat during the first half.

Watford started brightly but just before the half hour mark Shaw won possession deep in his own half.

He then bounded forward before checking to see where Rashford was.

Rashford, inevitably, was right on the last shoulder of a perilously high Watford defence, simply asking for Shaw to conjure something special.

And he more than delivered, whipping a sumptuous through ball around the Watford centre-back and right into Rashford’s path.

Vision

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Vision

Right into Rashford’s path

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Right into Rashford’s path

Simple finish

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Simple finish

The United striker did the rest, coolly clipping over the top of Ben Foster as the Hornets’ goalkeeper came out to close the angle.

United didn’t really deserve it, but all you need is a moment of magic to make the difference.

It says a lot about the current strength of the England squad that Shaw is probably our third choice left-back right now…