Manchester United: Shaw can give Moyes incredible future quintet

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David Moyes must bring a new left-back to Manchester United as he looks to head in a new direction with the club. 

There is one clear target for Moyes and that is Southampton's teenage full-back Luke Shaw. The now England international has gained many admirers over the last year or so and looks set for an extremely bright future in the game.

So, with the Red Devils looking to progress, Shaw must be made a priority. Let's be honest here, Moyes is going to have to pay over the odds to secure the signature of the youngster.

Suggestions have been made that Shaw is worth around £20 million and in this current market, that may be the minimum Moyes will have to pay for the defender. 

However, if Manchester United can bring him to the Theatre of Dreams, then suddenly they have a quintet of stars ready to deliver long term success for the club. 

The Red Devils will have a back five that have the potential to dominate English football for a very long time. 

If Shaw, who is just 18-years-old, is brought to Manchester this summer, then United will also have Rafael (aged 23), Chris Smalling (aged 24), Phil Jones (aged 22) and David de Gea (aged 23).

The five of them have the potential to be the main men at Old Trafford for the long term. Of course questions have been asked of the likes of Smalling and Co. but the defenders all have the ability and must now deliver.

Perhaps Shaw will act as the final piece in the jigsaw and the defenders will finally come to the forefront. There's no reason as to why the five of them can't be a success.

United's Spanish goalkeeper De Gea has already proved himself in English football, and now he needs a stable back four in front of him.

Jones and Smalling have been tipped as England's and United's future centre-back pairing and it's time for them to take over at club level.

Then, with Shaw and Rafael either side of them, Moyes will have two fine attacking full-backs who can get up and down the pitch to accommodate the likes of Juan Mata and Adnan Januzaj who may look to play slightly narrower.

The quintet may need time, but eventually they could become a major success for the Premier League giants. 

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