MANCHESTER UNITED left-back Luke Shaw ignored Bruno Fernandes' instructions during yesterday's draw with Chelsea and fans are furious.
The Red Devils played out a boring 0-0 draw with the Blues at Old Trafford with supporters and pundits alike accusing both teams of being too defensive.
With 11 minutes left in the game, Fernandes found himself in possession wide on the left.
He was quickly faced up by two Chelsea defenders and pointed for Shaw to make an overlapping run.
But the Englishman snubbed his request and stayed put in his defensive position deeper down the field.
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As a result, Fernandes was forced to play the ball back into midfield and the attack was stifled.
Once the footage surfaced online, United fans were quick to jump on Shaw's back.
Fernandes captained United for their Champions League win at Paris Saint-Germain in the week and is tipped by many as a future permanent skipper at Old Trafford.
He is already considered a leader in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's squad and fans took umbrage at the apparent refusal to follow orders.
TellesTime wrote: "Imagine asking your full-back to overlap and he tells you no."
Jay added: "Shaw spends so much time tucked in as a centre-back it's actually so hard to watch."
And Ryan is looking forward to seeing United's new £15.3million left-back Alex Telles and tweeted: "Telles would never."
However, not all fans were quite so irate.
Sima chipped in with: "Only idiots would see the overlap was right.
"Bruno should have played it back to Shaw for the cross. Instead he went centrally.
"Shaw overlapping leaves his position open for the counter. When Bruno already has two players on him."
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