Luke Shaw has said he understands Manchester United fan frustrations at the slow transfer window.

United have so far only managed to get two deals done, despite being linked to dozens of players.

Shaw admits that having seen United struggle last season and finish sixth, it looks puzzling from the outside.

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He told The Mail that from inside United there is confidence in the current squad, but he does expect there will be more business.

When asked about fan frustration, Shaw said : “I fully understand the way they’re thinking, especially after the season we had.

“There wouldn’t be any reason for them not to be like that.

“But we’ve got amazing talent and, you never know, we might make another couple of signings.”

The way young players have stepped up on tour has added fresh energy to the squad.

Mason Greenwood and Axel Tuanzebe look ready now, while Tahith Chong, Angel Gomes and James Garner have all shone in flashes.

Shaw is entering his sixth season at United since his 2014 move for £27 million.

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His point about frustration is bang on, but there’s also a case of bemusement.

The slow progress, with just Dan James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka signed, prompts questions over both United’s ambition and spending power.

We continue to hope there will be a late flurry of incomings. It’s not helped by the fact there are no outgoings.

Perhaps Shaw knows something we don’t.

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