Lineker and more: Twitter reacts to Luke Shaw’s horrific injury during PSV v Man United
Messages flood in for Luke Shaw after he is carried off on a stretcher with a serious injury during Manchester United's clash at PSV
Luke Shaw suffered a suspected broken leg during the first half of Manchester United’s Champions League clash with PSV Eindhoven on Tuesday night.
The 20-year-old England defender suffered the horrific-looking injury in the 15th minute when he was brought down by a hefty challenge by Hector Moreno.
Shaw required lengthy treatment on the pitch before he was carried off on a stretcher wearing an oxygen mask to warm applause from the crowd.
The pictures of the injury prompted a huge response on social media – and here are some of our favourite updates following the horrific-looking setback for the former Southampton man.
Arsenal shareholder Piers Morgan is one of the first to tweet about the incident:
Poor Luke Shaw. Awful injury.
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) September 15, 2015
Gary Lineker is concerned:
Pictures of the Luke Shaw injury look horrific. Hope I'm wrong but fear the worst.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) September 15, 2015
Alan Shearer is gutted for the defender:
— Alan Shearer (@alanshearer) September 15, 2015
Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey offers his sympathy:
Fingers crossed for @LukeShaw23, get well soon
— Aaron Ramsey (@aaronramsey) September 15, 2015
Jack Butland chimes in with his own message of support:
gutted for you mate, head up and I hope you make a speedy recovery! @LukeShaw23 👊🏼
— Jack Butland (@JackButland_One) September 15, 2015
Ben Foster sends his best wishes to the defender:
Awful to see that injury to poor Luke Shaw, Wishing you a speedy recovery pal.
— Ben Foster (@BenFoster) September 15, 2015
And Alan Tonge also chimes in:
Bloody football eh? In a career, you just don't know what's coming next. Gutted for Luke Shaw.
— Alan Tonge (@Alan_Tonge) September 15, 2015