Date:24th May 2014 at 6:10am
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Manchester United may have to look elsewhere for a left back this summer, after their move for Luke Shaw stalled according to Jamie Jackson.

It was believe that United would complete a £30m move for the left back this summer, after reports of a United approach for the Southampton player emerged on the final day of the season.

Whilst nothing official came from either side many believed that the deal had been or would be completed, with the Daily Mail going as far as to claim that Shaw had told his team mates that he was joining United.

But Jackson of The Guardian believes the move has stalled causing Shaw to look elsewhere namely Chelsea, the team he supported as a boy.

Jackson wrote:

Luke Shaw’s prospective transfer to Manchester United has stalled, with the left-back considering his options and determined not to rush into any move from Southampton.

Jackson went on to cite the renewal of Evra’s contract as an indicator of the transfer’s status:

The decision to give Patrice Evra a one-year contract extension, which emerged on Friday and could be viewed as a surprise, may be a recognition from United that the 20-times champions could yet miss out on Shaw.

Many believed United would blitz the transfer market following last summer’s shenanigans, but thus far there has been no signalling of intent from the club with a move for Bayern Munich’s Toni Kroos also collapsing.