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Manchester United warned off Shaw move

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Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino has moved to warn off interest from Manchester United in left-back Luke Shaw by insisting his best players are not for sale.

According to Sky Sports, United are considering a move for the young Southampton defender should they fail to land Everton full-back Leighton Baines.

Shaw, who broke into the Saints team last season, has become a fixture in Pochettino's team on the south coast, and reportedly has attracted interest from David Moyes at United.

Their priority remains Baines, but Shaw is thought to be a back-up option.

Still, speaking to the Southern Daily Echo, Pochettino insisted his top players will not be allowed to leave Southampton this summer.

He said: "We haven't received any contact from Manchester United but I wouldn't be surprised if they were interested in our very good players.

"They have shown they are very good players and that they will be able to compete in any big team.

"There hasn't been contact and if there was it would be rejected because I think all these players are very happy playing here and we are very happy having them here playing for us."

Manchester United are running out of time if they want to strengthen their squad before the transfer deadline, with just three days remaining.

The Old Trafford club reportedly had an initial £25m offer for Athletic Bilbao midfielder Ander Herrera rejected earlier today.

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