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Date set for £27m Man United superstar’s return after 10-month injury layoff

Ten long months after suffering a gruesome leg injury in the Champions League, Manchester United defender Luke Shaw is back and ready for action.

According to the Mirror, Man United manager Jose Mourinho will give the 21-year-old Shaw playing time in the team’s pre-season friendly against Wigan Athletic tomorrow.

Shaw broke his leg during a Champions League match against PSV Eindhoven after a PSV player botched a tackle of the Man United defender. The devastating injury caused him to miss the rest of the season as well as Euro 2016.

However, he has rehabbed extensively since recovering from the injury and has now been deemed ready to return after suffering no setbacks.

Man United acquired Shaw for around £27 million back in 2014, breaking the world record for a teenage transfer fee that would be broken the following year on striker Anthony Martial.

Despite not having Shaw for the bulk of the 2015-16 season, Man United still managed to finish the season with the best defense in the league, allowing just 35 goals all season. A return to his 2013-14 form when he was with Southampton would be a major boon for the team.

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