The left back, known for his adept defending, has been a mainstay in the squad of Wolfsburg but is understood to be willing to favour a move away from Germany in search of a new experience.
During Manchester United game against PSV Eindhoven, the Red Devils left back sustained a horrendous double fracture and was ruled out of the entire season. It is understood that United’s scouts are already in Germany, watching the 23-year-old Switz.
Even though Shaw’s rehabilitation has been going on as scheduled, Van Gaal is not going to take chances and is looking for reinforcement at the left back position.
In the absence of Shaw, Marcos Rojo has been superb, leading Manchester United to have the best defence in the Premier League, but injury to the aforementioned Argentine, will Leave United with no cover.
Rodriguez is famous for his set piece ability and will fondly be remembered this season for converting Wolfsburg first penalty against Bayern Munich in the DFL-SuperCup game.
Meanwhile, Manchester United will take-on Watford in their next match and they will be looking to consolidate on their recent form.