Luke Shaw in a very positive frame of mind, says Van Gaal

Louis van Gaal

The Manchester United full-back has 'amazed' his manager with his positive attitude at the outset of his rehabilitation

Luke Shaw is remaining positive despite the horrific leg break he suffered during a Champions League meeting between Manchester United and PSV Eindhoven.

That is according to manager Louis van Gaal, who had positive news for fans after speaking to the injured England international on Thursday night.

Speaking to MUTV ahead of Saturday’s meeting with league strugglers Sunderland, the Dutchman gave the latest update on his 20-year-old left-back.

Shaw suffered a double leg break following a challenge by PSV’s Hector Moreno on a night to forget for the Red Devils, with the Dutch champions going on to win 2-1 and goalscorer Moreno being named Man of the Match despite being responsible for Shaw’s injury.

But Van Gaal had better news regarding Shaw on Friday: “He was very positive which is amazing for me. It’s a very good signal.

“We have started the rehabilitation. He shall be visited at home firstly for electro muscle stimulants.”

The Dutchman also gave the latest injury update for his side, telling MUTV that there are no new injuries ahead of Sunderland's visit on Saturday.

Apart from Shaw, the other absentees for United are Marcos Rojo – who was drafted in for his first action of the season following Shaw’s injury – and Paddy McNair.

That leaves the Old Trafford outfit desperately short at the back for this weekend’s game.

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