Luke Shaw comments on Manchester United and Chelsea speculation

Luke Shaw

Southampton's defensive starlet is aware of the speculation surrounding him, with the country's top clubs circling.

As one of the Premier League's most sought after players, it's very likely that Luke Shaw may be talking to a whole host of managers this summer.

After playing 61 games for the Saints his talent is hugely evident, with boss Mauricio Pochettino even going so far as to suggest he is already one of the best left-backs in the world.

The Argentine will be desperate to keep hold of his young prodigy, but after Shaw made his debut for England in February, and looks a likely candidate for Roy Hodgson's World Cup squad, his stock is only set to rise further over the next few months.

Rumoured to be pursued by Chelsea, Manchester United, Real Madrid, and any other club with a modicum of ambition, the Southampton youngster has been discussing the intense speculation regarding the future, and has somewhat reassuring words for Pochettino and all associated to the club.

The Express reports Shaw as saying: "There is not a club I am not linked with, but I don't focus on that.

"My main focus is my football on the pitch and I just want to keep doing that.

"It doesn't really bother me the attention I get. I just stay focused on my game on the pitch. Whatever is said is said.

"Stuff like that is going to happen but my main priority is the games. We've still got six left, so all the focus is on that."

Shaw's determination to focus on Southampton is admirable, but the fact he doesn't flat out state a desire to stay at the club beyond the summer will only fuel the rumours even further.

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