Telles makes Man Utd future vow after finding himself stuck behind Shaw

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Alex Telles has vowed to be "better" for Manchester United in 2021-22 after enduring a testing debut campaign at Old Trafford.

The Brazilian left-back has found himself stuck behind Luke Shaw in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's plans, with just 24 appearances - including only eight Premier League starts - taken in on the back of a £15 million ($20m) move from Porto.

Competition for his place is not going away, with Shaw now a key man for the Red Devils, but Telles is convinced that he can play a more prominent role.

What has been said?

The 28-year-old defender has told United's official website on his experiences in the recent past and hopes for the immediate future: "Yes, I believe I've made the most of this season.

"I've learnt a great deal, I learnt a lot of things, I've developed as a player and a person as well.

"I'm really happy with my first season at United and I'm sure that next season will be even better.

"I think I always took the opportunity to do my best whenever I was on the pitch. I had good games, with the adaptation process the first season isn't easy, but I believe that when Ole gave me the opportunity and placed his trust in me and put me on the pitch, I did my best.

"I'm sure that I'll continue doing even better to spend more time on the pitch and get a lot more minutes."

Future targets

Alex Telles Manchester United 2020-21

Telles was snapped up by United after showcasing his talents as a modern day full-back in Portugal.

He registered 26 goals and 57 assists across four years at Porto, but is yet to find the target for United.

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The intention is to open that account as soon as possible, with a man who did convert his penalty in a Europa League final shootout defeat to Villarreal adding on his future ambition: "I really want to score my first goal, I can't wait.

"I scored a lot of goals previously at Porto and now I'm really looking forward to playing and scoring my first goal."

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