The United manager also admitted convincing midfielder Marouane Fellaini to sign a new, extended contract at Old Trafford has become a priority. United are now second in the Premier League, just above Spurs on goal difference.
Shaw has kept his head down and impressed manager Jose Mourinho in recent weeks with his attitude to training, although the former Southampton academy graduate still found himself on the subs' bench until late in the League Cup victory over Swansea on Wednesday night.
Mourinho then went on to discuss another player who has been missing from first-team action, despite returning to full fitness.
Fellaini would technically be free to talk to foreign clubs as early as January as he enters the final months of his contract and Mourinho, when asked about Shaw's contract situation, made it clear tying the midfielder to a new deal is far more of a priority as the defender has another option year on his own deal.
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Additionally, his role with the club does not seem to be quite as crucial as it once was, with Ben Davies having filled in in brilliant fashion during Rose's spell on the sidelines.
"I have the player that I want to have, "the Portuguese said, as quoted by the Telegraph".
United are level on points with third-placed Tottenham but ahead on goal difference as they sit five points adrift of leaders Manchester City. Not only me. The intention is a book that can help a lot of people understand how our life is. But the United attack is not as cohesive as the Spurs attacking players who have playing with each other for a good 2 plus years now. Not in a disgusting way. Probably. But, if I was [Romelu] Lukaku for instance in that game against Liverpool, would I have enjoyed that football match? No. Not I could have done better, but I should have done better, because he knows I can be better'.
"I think the game was even". I do hope that I can play for him again one day. So I think we were both trying to win, but we knew that one defensive mistake and we could lose the match, which happened to them.