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Shinji Kagawa wants his football to do the talking

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Japanese playmaker Shinji Kagawa, who scored a cracker in his country's 3-1 win over Ghana on Tuesday, expressed frustrations for being sidelined by new Manchester United boss David Moyes, but maintains that he does his talking on the pitch.

Kagawa has played only seven minutes for the Old Trafford club this season - when he appeared  as a substitute in the 2-0 Community Shield victory over Wigan on August 11.

He expressed his frustrations and hopes to be given a chance to talk on the pitch.

"Please ask David Moyes why I'm not in the side," Kagawa told AFP after his equaliser provided the spark for Japan's comeback win in Yokohama.

"It is frustrating not playing but to score a goal like that gives me confidence. Hopefully I can take that back to my club with me and things will improve.

"It's hard not playing regularly. Some days the frustration is worse than others – it comes in waves."

"So it's nice to come back to Japan and get to play, and to score felt good. I missed one in the first half tonight so when the chance opened up in the second for me to shoot I wanted to take it on," added Kagawa.

"I think I caught it flush – I don't remember. I just have to keep working hard and keep pushing for my chance. When I get back it will be a challenge to get into the team."

Although Moyes has been criticised for not using Kagawa against Liverpool, the Japanese talisman, however, insists the field is the best place where he can speak his mind.

"It's nice to feel support but I have to do my talking on the pitch," added the 24-year-old.

"When I get back to my club I have to wait for my chance in the Champions League and the Premier League. I'm sure my chance will come."

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