Chelsea are closing in on Southampton fullback Luke Shaw.

The People says Chelsea will win the chase for Shaw - but only if they can guarantee him a starting role.

Blues boss Jose Mourinho has made finding a long-term replacement for Ashley Cole, 33, a priority and the highly-rated Shaw has moved to the top of his list.

The West London giants will get a 'yes' from Shaw if they can convince him there is a regular place available.

Shaw has been watched by all the top clubs - both at home and in Europe - but his sights are set on joining Chelsea, the club he supported as a boy.

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