Manchester United Hit by Luke Shaw Injury Blow

Manchester United have been dealt a significant blow with the news that Luke Shaw will be sidelined for a number of weeks due to a muscle injury.

The 28-year-old left-back has been a key player for the club, featuring in their first two Premier League matches.

Shaw’s absence was particularly felt during United’s recent match against Tottenham Hotspur, resulting in a 2-0 defeat.

The England international, who joined United from Southampton in 2014, has made 262 appearances for the club over the past nine years, scoring four goals.

The club released a statement confirming Shaw’s injury and stating that he will be out of action for an extended period.

The exact extent of the muscle issue is still being assessed. This setback also means that Shaw will miss England’s upcoming international matches against Ukraine and Scotland.

The absence of Shaw leaves Manchester United with a selection dilemma at left-back. Tyrell Malacia is also unavailable, leaving the team without a recognized option in that position.

One potential solution could have been youngster Brandon Williams, but he recently joined Ipswich Town on loan.

In addition to Shaw, Manchester United is facing other injury concerns. New signing Mason Mount will be out until after the international break, missing the next two matches.

However, there is hope that Rasmus Hojlund, who recently joined from Atalanta BC, could make his debut against Nottingham Forest after recovering from a back injury.

As United prepare for their upcoming league match, manager Erik ten Hag will need to find a solution to the left-back dilemma.

Diogo Dalot is a possible candidate to fill in, although he has been playing at right-back, with Aaron Wan-Bissaka occupying that position.

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