Luke Shaw Injury Update: England international joins first Manchester United training session after five-week layoff

Manchester United has been plagued by so many injuries that the manager, Erik Ten Hag, once cried out that he has never had the pleasure of fielding his preferred starting eleven. Due to these injury problems, it is reported that Erik Ten Hag to receive significant funds in January to bring in new players.

However, it is exciting news for Manchester United fans that Luke Shaw, who has been sidelined for up to three months, may finally make his return to football in the upcoming weekend fixture. Though Lisandro Martinez and Jonny Evans remain out of United’s backline group,

Luke Shaw injury update

Manchester United’s Luke Shaw, who has been sidelined with an injury for up to three months now, has recently made a sensational return to first-team training.

Shaw started in the first two games of the season against Wolves and Tottenham. With Tyrell Malacia also injured, Sergio Reguilon was signed on loan from Tottenham to provide cover at left back. Luke has been out with a ‘muscle injury’ since the 2-0 defeat against Tottenham on August 19. He trained with the main group at Carrington this week and is poised to be available for selection again.

Luke Shaw

Manchester United has unfortunately suffered a number of injuries in the full-back positions. Tyrell Malacia has been unavailable since the new season started. However, there are reports that he’ll make his return to football before the new year. New signing Reguillon has also been absent, forcing Erik Ten Hag to play the likes of Victor Lindelof and Sofyan Amrabat in those positions.

However, Premier League action is set to resume this weekend as Manchester United prepare to visit Goodison Park for their clash with Everton on Sunday. Hence, Luke Shaw is expected to make his much anticipated return then.

List of crucial Manchester United players out injured

Manchester United has been struck with a significant number of injury casualties this season. Starting with pre-season games, the likes of Amad Diallo and Kobe Mainoo have been sidelined due to injury. We are already more than 10 weeks into the 2023–24 season, but they have yet to return.

Luke Shaw was one of the first-team players who has also been sidelined for a long time now but he is set to return this weekend against Everton.

Luke Shaw
Manchester United Evening News

As it stands now, Manchester United’s injury list includes Andre Onana, Christian Eriksen, and Rasmus Hojlund, joining Lisandro Martinez and Casemiro on the sidelines.

Andre Onana recently picked up a minor injury during the international break. Hence, he is not expected to be out for too long.

As for Casemiro, he started the 3-0 Carabao Cup defeat to Newcastle but was substituted at halftime with a thigh problem. Ten Hag then revealed he would be out until Christmas, meaning he would miss the remainder of Manchester United’s Champions League campaign.

In the midfield, Christian Eriksen is also out for at least 4 weeks due to a knee injury. While Jonny Evans’ return date is unknown, he has been sidelined due to a health-related problem.

Luke Shaw
Sky Sports

Much more recent injury additions are Rasmus Hojlund and Andre Onana. Hojlund suffered a muscle strain in the 1-0 win against Luton, and he’s set to be sidelined for a period of three weeks. Meanwhile, Andre Onana’s problem remains unknown as he was substituted in the 81st minute of Cameroon’s game against Mauritius.

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