Former Manchester United and Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has revealed the better player between Chelsea left-back Ben Chilwell and Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw.
“Left back I would go with Chilwell, I wouldn’t think twice,” Mourinho told talkSPORT.
“I know that he plays normally at Chelsea with five [in defence] but he is intelligent, he covers the space and the diagonals inside very well.
“He is dangerous in attack, he is good in the air, he is good at set-pieces, he can defend well the possible long build-up from Croatia in the first phase.”
Asked why he wouldn’t pick Shaw, Mourinho added: “No, I think he has had a good season. Clearly an evolution in terms of emotion and professionalism.
“But I think Chilwell has something more, especially with the ball, the way he thinks and how he is calm under pressure. I like Chilwell.”