Manchester United defeat to Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven would be of little worry to the club after they lost their player Luke Shaw to a serious injury. The England international fractured two bones in his right leg after PSV’s Hector Moreno’s tackle. Shaw’s injury came just 15 minutes into the game and it sure did have its effects on the players. He was carried off the pitch on a stretcher while wearing an oxygen mask as he groaned in agony. But PSV defender Moreno wasn’t penalized for the tackle after the tackle on Shaw. Former PSV player Memphis Depay who United signed early in the summer tried to lift the mood of the team and fans with an incredible solo goal against his former club minutes before the first half came to an end. Moreno who was still in the game went on to score an equalizer for PSV Eindhoven in the added time of the first half before Narsingh headed them into the lead in the second half of the game.
United started the game quite well after missing out on the Champions League last season only for them to end up losing a crucial player who was already in his top form. Following difficult first season at United after his big money move from South Hampton, Shaw, 20 was beginning to find his rhythm which has seen him start all eight of United’s games this season. He went under the knife same night and is expected to remain in the hospital to continue his recovery. The club’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward visited the player at St Anna hospital before heading back to England. The defender is said to be in a positive state of mind about his recovery as could be seen in a tweet he sent out just about an hour after being stretched of. It read “Thank you everyone for your messages, words can’t describe how gutted I am, my road to recovery starts now, I will come back stronger.”