Lawrence Of Arabia
Daily Record|May 06, 2021
Brewster is convinced Shankland can shoot United towards glory in the Hampden showdown
Gordon Parks

Craig Brewster believes Lawrence Shankland can be Dundee United’s big-game hunter by stealing the show against Hibs at Hampden.

The former Tannadice hero is confident his old club can deliver a similar smash-and-grab display on Saturday to the one against Aberdeen which secured this weekend’s Scottish Cup semi-final.

With a front three of Shankland, Marc McNulty, and Nicky Clark proving a potent attacking thrust for the Terrors, Brewster is adamant a united front is required if they are to emulate his own experience of lifting the trophy in 1994 when they downed Rangers and he scored the only goal.

He said: “Big players come to the fore when it is big games and it is big-game time on Saturday. You want Shankland to step up and produce and be that big player who takes his club into the final.

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