United 'make move for Shaw'

Manchester United have launched a £27m bid for Southampton's England left-back Luke Shaw, according to Sky sources.

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Petulant_Radish says...

@AW2DAN Rio Ferdinand was over £30mill.

Posted 3:47pm 12th May 2014

AW2DAN (Manchester City) says...

? does that make him the most expensive premier league defender ever

Posted 3:04pm 12th May 2014

theartofwar says...

Personally thought Shaw would end up at Chelsea so wouldn't be surprised if a bid from Stamford Bridge is forthcoming. With Ashley Cole coming to the end of his career there would appear to an opening at LB (currently occupied by Azpilacueta who I presume would move back to RB).

Posted 12:20pm 12th May 2014

swampdog83 (Manchester United) says...

stupid amount of money for a LB but id rather buy him than a 29 year old baines for the same money. at least u could get at least 10 good years out of him. @redman_inc desperation is when u spend 35 mill on a goon sell him for half of that, then say he's a quality player when u need him to try and do u a favour. how did that work out for ya?

Posted 11:35am 12th May 2014

deepster (Manchester United) says...

desperation is when u "slip"

Posted 10:43am 12th May 2014

solskjaer99 (Manchester United) says...

@redman_inc Hardly, Evra is coming to the end of his United career, forget the shambles that this season has been, forget the overall squad strength, even if United had again won the league at a canter, they'd still have needed to sign a replacement for Evra. I always thought it would have been crazy to spend the same amount of money on Baines as they now intend to spend on Shaw, since Baines is only a couple of years younger, whereas Shaw is top quality and has more than 10 years ahead of him. It's a lot of money but that's because he's top quality, young, and there's the English premium to consider as well. Pathetic desperation was signing Fellaini and Mata but the bad old days of Moyes are over, it's onwards and upwards now.

Posted 10:37am 12th May 2014

redman_inc says...

Pathetic desperation

Posted 8:46am 12th May 2014

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