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United left-back Luke Shaw will remain at Old Trafford, according to
his agent Jonathan Barnett after he slammed British press for
Much was expected from Shaw when he signed for the Red Devils for £30
million from Southampton in 2014, becoming the most expensive teenager
in world football at the time.
However, a double leg fracture in his second season at the club kept
the England international out for six months and now, in his third
season at Old Trafford, has only featured 28 times in the league since
making the switch.
It was reported that manager Jose Mourinho didn't see the 21-year-old
as an important part of his long-term plans and that he would be sold
in the off-season to raise money to sign Atletico Madrid forward Antoine
But his Barnett has subsequently denied the claims, stating that
United are happy with the left-back and the player himself has no
intention of leaving the Theatre of Dreams.
"I am angry with these reports suggesting Luke Shaw will leave Manchester United in the summer," he told the IBTimes.
"I am angry at the irresponsible journalism. Luke Shaw is happy at
Manchester United and also, Manchester United are happy with him."
Meanwhile United have agreed to sell Dutch winger Memphis Depay to
Lyon in a £14.7 million deal with the Dutchman due to undergo a medical
in France on Thursday according to reports.
The deal is believed
to be worth an initial £14.7 million with an additional £8 million in
bonuses which could see the fee rise to over £22 million.