Huge injury boost for Manchester United, Luke Shaw to return

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Manchester United defender Luke Shaw is set to return to training next week.

Manchester United are to receive a huge injury boost with Luke Shaw set to return to training for the first time next week since getting injured back in September.

The Telegraph report Shaw has been making good progress in his recovery from his broken leg and could even make a first team comeback before the end of the season.

That will be up to the discretion of manager Louis van Gaal and how he feels Shaw is adapting, with the left-back still hopeful he can make England's Euro 2016 squad as was was expected to do before his injury.

Shaw suffered the injury in United's first Champions League group game, his first ever match in the competition, a 2-1 loss to PSV Eindhoven which set the tone for a disappointing campaign for the club.

He was originally expected to miss the entire season but news of his return to training speaks volumes about how he is recovering, and Shaw's determination to bounce back quickly.

The left-back is in his second season at United and had made an excellent start to the campaign prior to his injury.

Missing out on Euro 2016 would obviously be a personal blow for him, but it may be better for United if he sits out the tournament to focus on next season instead.

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