Odds update: Bookies make Southampton 4/1 favourites to sign Luke Shaw

Wayne Routledge of Swansea City and Luke Shaw of Manchester United battle for possession during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Swansea City and Manchester United at Liberty...

The Manchester United ace is wanted by Tottenham Hotspur, but Southampton are the bookies' favourites.

United player Luke Shaw in action during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United at Stadium of Light on April 9, 2017 in Sunderland, England.

Popular bookmakers SkyBET have installed the Saints as the new favourites in the race to sign former player Luke Shaw, with his future at Old Trafford growing increasingly more uncertain by the day.

The 22-year-old left St Mary's to join up with the Red Devils in the summer of 2014, for a fee believed to be in the region of £27 million, but his time in Manchester has been shrouded in disappointment.

Luke Shaw of Manchester United looks dejected as he is forced off with a injury during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Swansea City at Old Trafford on April 30, 2017...

Injuries have played their part in his struggles at the Theatre of Dreams, that much is certain, but even when he has been fully fit he has failed to impress Jose Mourinho, and finds himself playing a peripheral role within the squad.

And SkyBET believe that his time with United could be up, listing Southampton as the new 4/1 favourites to sign him, ahead of Tottenham at 11/2.

Luke Shaw of Manchester United looks on during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Burton Albion at Old Trafford on September 20, 2017 in Manchester, England.

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Despite Shaw's struggles, he undoubtedly still has a lot to offer at the very highest level, and he would be a sound signing for the south coast outfit.

Whether they can beat the likes of Spurs to his signature though, remains to be seen.

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