Photo: Former Man United star sends message to Luke Shaw

Nani sends an Instagram message to his 'friend' Luke Shaw after injury

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Luke Shaw has received messages of support from across the sporting world following his horror leg break, and his former Manchester United team-mate Nani is the latest to dedicate a post to the Red Devils defender.

The England international suffered the horror injury after a heavy tackle from Hector Moreno in United’s 2-1 defeat by PSV Eindhoven in their Champions League group-stage opener.

Shaw is set to undergo an operation upon his return to Manchester after the 20-year-old full-back required 10 minutes of treatment on the pitch before he was stretchered off.

And Nani, who moved to Turkish side Fenerbahce from United in the summer transfer window, sent a special message to his friend via his Instagram page.

Nani wrote on his Instagram page: “Luke my friend, wish you a great and fast recovery! All the best! #fastrecovery”

Shaw moved to United from Southampton in a £27m deal in 2014.

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After initially struggling to hold down a starting place under Louis van Gaal last season, Shaw has been ever-present in the United side this term.

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