Manchester United defender Luke Shaw is all set to undergo a second operation to his fractured right leg, according to United’s club sources. Immediately the leg-breaking tackle, Shaw was taken to the St Anna Ziekenhuis hospital where two orthopedic surgeons performed a successful operation to Shaw’s right leg.
For now, Shaw will remain in Holland before United’s medical team clears him to fly home for the second operation which will further enable him to recover quickly. The man who caused Shaw his fractured leg, Hector Moreno has been out off by Manchester United from meeting Shaw and have asked for the right time before any interaction between the two.
According to the official reports, The England left-back broke his tibia and fibula which now requires a second operation to get completely treated. Shaw had started the season very brightly and this injury has sent entire United camp into a state of shock and disbelief.
According to Sky Sports sources, the time out for Shaw would be anywhere between 6-9 months and it is just a remote possibility that the 21-year old defender features again this season. Shaw’s current club Manchester United travel to St Mary’s this week, what could have turned out to be a special occasion for the defender as he had come through the youth ranks of Southampton.
With Shaw’s second operation set to take place sometime next week, one expects to have exact clarity as to how long he will remain on the sidelines and is there a possibility seeing the England international back on football field this season.