Manchester United boss prepared to ditch Luke Shaw and battle Chelsea to sign Leicester City star
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is prepared to battle it out with Chelsea to sign Leicester City star Ben Chilwell with Luke Shaw’s future at Manchester United in question, as per reports.
In spite of the fact that the Red Devils have delighted in a superb run of form since the turn of the year, which has proceeded after the restart – they stay 34 points behind Premier League champions Liverpool.
Manchester United boss realizes they need to close the gap to the top, saying a week ago that the club ‘will never stop, we are consistently watching out if there’s anything conceivable.’
The Red Devils have focused on reinforcing at left-back, with Ben Chilwell rising as a significant target for Manchester United this summer.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs to assemble a defence that can challenge for the title next season and is increasing efforts to sign the Leicester full-back, who has just usurped Shaw as England’s best left-back.
Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell has intrigued defensively and going ahead this season, scoring multiple times and laying on the same number of assists for the Champions League-chasing Leicester.
Leicester City value the left-back at £60m, however may there might be bidding war between Manchester United and Chelsea, he already has a relationship playing alongside Harry Maguire, who left the King Power Stadium for Old Trafford the previous summer.
Manchester United have been unbeaten during that period and kept seven clean sheets, with Luke Shaw conveying strong performances, however Ole Gunnar Solskjaer seems to see the situation as ares of the team that can be upgraded.
Manchester City have also been credited with an enthusiasm for Ben Chilwell, while Chelsea may need to offload Marcos Alonso and Emerson Palmieri to clear space for the England international and raise funds after forking out around £80m recently on Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner, while they also need Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz.