Manchester United issue statement on Luke Shaw injury setback
Posted by  badge Boss on Feb 22
Manchester United claim Luke Shaw ‘will be out for an extended period’ (Allstar via Getty)

have confirmed that Luke Shaw will be sidelined for ‘a few months’ with a hamstring injury.

The left-back has made just 15 appearances for United this season due to injury with a hamstring issue.

On Wednesday, , while his place in ’s squad is also in doubt.

United have now announced that Shaw will not return anytime soon and the 28-year-old will undergo further medical tests.

A statement from United on Wednesday evening read: ‘ has sustained a muscle injury and will be out for an extended period.

‘Further assessment is still needed to determine the severity but we expect him to be absent for a few months.’

Luke Shaw was forced off in Manchester United’s win over Luton last Sunday (Reuters)

Erik ten Hag is now without a recognised first-team left-back as Tyrell Malacia remains absent due to a long-term injury.

Lisandro Martinez, who played at left-back under Ten Hag at Ajax is also out as he continues to recover from a knee injury.

Victor Lindelof deputised for Shaw and is expected to be Ten Hag’s first-choice option at left-back for the remainder of United’s campaign.

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