Luke Shaw has thanked his well-wishers after suffering a broken tibia and fibula in Manchester United’s 2-1 defeat at PSV Eindhoven.
The United and England left-back took to Twitter less than an hour after sustaining the horrific injury.
With hundreds of messages of support flooding in – Shaw first thanked his former club Southampton before tweeting, “Thank you everyone for your messages, words can’t describe how gutted I am, my road to recovery starts now, I will come back stronger.”
Football’s show of support for Shaw:
Defeat hurts, but @LukeShaw23's injury hurts even more. We hope you come back even stronger!— David De Gea (@D_DeGea) September 15, 2015
Gutted for you mate hope you have a speedy recovery @LukeShaw23— Nathaniel Clyne (@Nathaniel_Clyne) September 15, 2015
Horrible to see what happened I wish u all the best my brother and stay strong you will comeback even stronger @LukeShaw23— Adnan Januzaj (@adnanjanuzaj) September 15, 2015
@LukeShaw23 speedy recovery mate, come back stronger!!— Gareth Bale (@GarethBale11) September 15, 2015
Gutted for Luke shaw , best full back in the league this season ! Hope he makes a speedy recovery !— Robbie Savage (@RobbieSavage8) September 15, 2015