Southampton defender appears unlikely to move to Emirates Stadium in January.
Southampton left back Luke Shaw is set to sign a new contract after holding talks with the club’s chairman Nicola Cortese.
“I have spoken with the Chairman about a long term plan for me at the Club,” Shaw said after making his decision.
“To put an end to all the speculation, I will be committing my future to Southampton. I’m not going anywhere.
“I think Southampton is the place to be for young kids like me. I’m playing in the Premier League for the First Team and that is all anyone wants to be doing, so I just want to carry on.
“I have been at Southampton since a very young age so I’ve been here a long time now. I think they are happy with me here, and this Club is great for young players like us.
“If you look back over the years, Adam [Lallana] has come through the youth system and now he is the captain of the First Team, and Prowsey (James Ward-Prowse) has just signed a five-year deal – and that is what I want to be doing.
“We have a lot of trust in our youth and there are more players coming through next year, so hopefully we will just carry on going.”
Southampton defender Shaw has been a fantastic player for the club this season – despite his mere age of 17 – and is wise to commit to the club where he is most likely to receive first team football.
He will no doubt end up at a big club in the future, but for now, he is best at a side where he will actually get minutes.
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