By Harvey Byrne

Tottenham are the clear favourites to sign Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw this summer, according to the latest bookmakers’ odds.

Bet Victor have placed odds of 2/1 on the north London club signing the 21-year-old before the September 3 transfer deadline.

Premier League rivals Everton trail some way behind in second with a price of 12/1, while English top-flight trio Stoke, Newcastle and Southampton all follow behind at 14/1.

Shaw has had a troublesome season at Old Trafford under Jose Mourinho and has publicly been criticised by the Portuguese manager alongside playing just 11 times in the Premier League.

However, the seven-time capped England international has previously impressed under Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino when the duo were at Southampton.

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The then teenager, who followed the Argentine out of the south coast’s side’s doors in 2014 became the most expensive teen in world football after the Red Devils splashed out a huge £30million to acquire his services.

But, alongside the criticism from Mourinho he has also entered the final year of his contract at Manchester United and could be picked up for a fraction of what the Red Devils initially paid out for him.

Meanwhile, Tottenham could be on the search for a new left-back this summer with the Times reporting on Monday that current star Danny Rose would miss the start of the 2017-18 campaign through injury.

In other Tottenham transfer news, Barcelona have made contact with Spurs over this star player.

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