Stamford Bridge side given boost in chase for St Mary’s starlet.
Southampton left-back Luke Shaw wants to complete a £30m move to Chelsea according to the Daily Express.
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The 18 year old Saints wide-man is looking to secure a move to West London to join the club he supports and could well be targeted as a long term replacement for veteran Ashley Cole.
Man City and Liverpool are also said to be keen on Shaw, who has already been capped at England Under 21 level, who has been a regular in Mauricio Pochettino’s side this season and put in mature displays that have seen his valuation soar.
Southampton may well be loathed to lose Shaw but have in the past cashed in on top talents with the likes of Gareth Bale, Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and will demand a massive price for their teenage star.
Former Arsenal man Cole who has won 106 England caps is set to be handed another 12 months by Mourinho while he beds in his successor.
The resignation of Southampton chairman Nicola Cortese may well lead to the South-Coast club being vulnerable to offers for the star performers with the likes of Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana and Jay Rodriguez sure to be of interest to Premier League sides.
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