Bundesliga side target Man Utd defender as his contract ticks down

Joe Williams
Manchester United Luke Shaw

Bundesliga outfit Wolfsburg are keen on signing Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw, according to reports.

Shaw has struggled for minutes under Jose Mourinho and has been publicly criticised for his displays in the past by the Portuguese coach.

The left-back will be out of contract next summer and will be able to sign a pre-contract agreement as early as Janaury with European clubs.

Despite that, the Daily Mail reports that Wolfsburg are interested in his services and are pushing for a deal in this transfer window.

Shaw was a spectator as Liverpool beat the Red Devils 4-1 in their recent pre-season match in America and it is unlikely that the Englishman will return in time for the Premier League opener against Leicester.

He recently spoke about his contract situation at Old Trafford and is determined to win a new deal at the club.

“I think now… I don’t think I would want to sign a contract right now,” Shaw told Manchester Evening News. “Because I want to prove to people that I deserve a contract, I don’t want to sign one because of blah, blah, blah, whatever happens in the next couple of months, I want to earn a contract and I want a contract because I deserve a contract.

“I don’t want a contract because maybe in the next year or so I’m a free agent, so maybe they might look to tie me down for that. But I want to sign a contract because I deserve it and the club want me to sign one.”


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