Shaw And Young Set To Return After Recovering From Long-Term Injuries

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Luke Shaw and Ashley Young are set to return to the fold after recovering from their respective long-term injuries.

Shaw has been out of the fold since sustaining ankle ligament damage against Swansea City on the 30th of April. The youngster has just a year left to run on his current deal with United, and will be hoping to prove a point to Jose Mourinho in the coming weeks and earn an extension.

Young, on the other hand, pulled up injured in the Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo on the 4th of May, and missed the rest of the season as a result.

The English pair was included in the pre-season squad that traveled to the USA, and they continued their recovery whilst with the rest of the squad. They have been training with the first team for a week now, and are set to return to action against Swansea for United’s Under-23 side.

When asked for an update on the squad, Jose told MUTV: “Everybody is fine. The next week, on Monday, in the Under-23s game, Luke Shaw and Ashley Young are playing their first minutes of competition this season.

“It is like a pre-season match for them. But it is good news because, when they can play with the Under-23s, it is because the last week they trained with us all week so they are both coming [back].”

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Written by Reyhan Ashley Nath  

Manchester United fan, Wayne Rooney is his role model. Passionate writer who has written for several sites in the past. He’s also an aspiring pianist and creates background music for BlameFootball’s Youtube channel.


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