Luke Shaw set to undergo second surgery in Holland on Friday

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Manchester United defender Luke Shaw is expected to undergo a second operation on Friday as he continues his early recovery from a double break to his right leg.

According to Sky Sports, the young left-back is still in a hospital on the outskirts of Eindhoven and will fly back to the UK at the weekend if the second surgery is successful, and he recovers enough.

The Red Devils defender broke his tibia and fibula following a challenge from Hector Moreno and was taken to St Anna Ziekenhuis Hospital after the incident where he was operated on immediately.


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The England international has reportedly suffered a clean break which will speed up his recovery. However, he still faces a lengthy spell on the sideline.

The incident had a visible effect on Shaw's United team-mates, as the Red Devils went on to lose their opening Champions League fixture 2-1 to PSV Eindhoven.

The 20-year-old's absence will be a huge blow to the Red Devils, having been one of their top performers so far this season.

After a stop-start first season at Old Trafford, the former Southampton defender looked to have rediscovered his best form before the unfortunate incident.

The injury will also affect his chances of making the England squad for Euro 2016, but that will be the last thing on his mind.

His first thought will be setting a date for his return to the Manchester United first-team.

The footballing world has united in support of Shaw and messages have flooded in from around the world wishing the youngster a speedy recovery.

For Man United life goes on, and the Red Devils will have to get their heads right for the trip to Shaw's former club Southampton on Sunday.


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