As speculation is rife about the possible move for Luke Shaw away from St. Mary's, Southampton Chief Executive, Les Reed, insists that there have been no enquires from Manchester United for the player.
Reports that United are closing in on a £30 million deal for Shaw have been squashed by the Saints.
In an interview with Sky Sports, Reed stated that no player has been given permission to speak to another club and no offers have been made for any Southampton players.
Shaw, among those referred to in the interview, is still believed to be on United's radar as a long-term predecessor to Patrice Evra, with the club hoping for a move prior to the World Cup in Brazil.
Adam Lallana has also been heavily linked to United, with Arsenal showing interest in 19-year-old Callum Chambers.
However, as of yet for Southampton fans the news is positive. Reed appears highly motivated to retain essential players, such as Shaw and Lallana. in an attempt to propel the club to greater heights.
Both Shaw and Lallana have proven their worth at the club and have, ultimately taken the Premier League by surprise this season, highlighted by their nominations for PFA Young Player of the Year award and PFA Player's Player of the Year Award respectively.
Reed also appears confident to retain Saints boss Mauricio Pochettino, who has recently been linked with a move to Tottenham.
It Reed is correct, and the right players stay with the club, it would be safe to assume that the future would be bright for Southampton.
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