Shaw should re-unite with Pochettino according to Townsend


Luke Shaw should accept his Manchester United career is over and get a fresh start at Tottenham.

That is the view of player-turned-pundit Andy Townsend who was speaking on ‘The Debate’ on Sky Sports with Shaw continuing to endure a tough time at Old Trafford under Jose Mourinho.
Injuries, fitness, form and a fractious relationship with the manager have all hindered his progress.

The article adds that despite being available at present, Shaw cannot break back into the Manchester United team and that the England international has been linked with a move to Spurs in the past.

A move to Spurs would see him reunite with his former boss at Southampton in Mauricio Pochettino and the article adds with Jose Mourinho interested in signing Danny Rose, too, a swap deal has also been mooted for next year.

We have a well known strict wage cap, and Townsend believes 22-year-old Shaw should look to go for the sake of his future.
“Yes he should consider a pay cut,” Townsend said when asked about a move to Spurs.
He added “At Luke’s age, he has to contemplate that to get regular football, He can’t stay at United forever and not get a game, Money cannot be his God at this stage of his life.”

The article adds that the full-back is on reported wages of £70,000 a week at Old Trafford and that his current contract at United expires at the end of the season, however the Red Devils have the option to extendthat by a further 12 months.

So is Shaw a genuine opportunity and two good to pass up. It’s obvious that Rose is on his way out and it would be a good opportunity to get a talented fullback for nothing. He’s a few years younger than Rose too. Do you think it would be a good deal or should we keep Danny at all costs? Let us know your thoughts

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  1. But would Rose refer to stay at Spurs?

    It seems to me the Rose Show is just starting judging on some of the attention seeking “here I am” moves he tried out in the champions league game. Luke Shaw has potential if he can stay fit and injury free.


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