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Man Utd fullback Shaw faces season being cut short

Manchester United fullback Luke Shaw's season could be over with his recovery from surgery 'taking longer than expected'.

The England international went into surgery last week to have metal bolts removed from his leg which were originally inserted after he broke his leg in a Champions League clash in 2015, says the Telegraph.

Interim boss Ralf Rangnick hoped to have Shaw back in a matter of weeks but the operation is taking longer to recover from than initially expected.

It's said the 26-year-old could be set to miss the rest of the campaign in a blow to United's ever-reducing hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League.

Dropped points in the draw with Leicester and the 1-0 defeat at Everton, have left United seventh in the table - six points off Tottenham who occupy the final Champions League spot.


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