Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Stricken Shaw Has Support of Ex-Boss

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Stricken Shaw Has Support of Ex-Boss

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LUKE Shaw was still in tears yesterday as he began his recovery from a double leg break that left his former manager Mauricio Pochettino "sick".

Shaw suffered a fracture of the tibia and fibula in his right leg after a late challenge from Hector Moreno during Manchester United's 2-1 defeat to PSV.

After receiving eight minutes' treatment, Shaw was carried off the pitch at the Philips Stadion while receiving oxygen.

The defender was taken to the St Anna Ziekenhuis hospital on the outskirts of Eindhoven, where he had an operation on Tuesday night.

He stayed there overnight and the day after the match, the Red Devils announced their left-back would remain at the hospital "to continue his early recovery".

Shaw received a visit from United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward at the hospital shortly before he and the rest of the squad flew back to England yesterday afternoon.

And the former Southampton defender (pictured below) also received a phone call from his old Saints boss Pochettino, who was distressed by the injury. …

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