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A clearly-shaken van Gaal had tried to comfort Shaw as he left the pitch and the United boss said afterwards: ‘It is awful. Treatment of broken bones A boy who came to Manchester United at 18, had a difficult time and then plays fantastic in his second season. Broken hand bones pictures Then, it happens like this.

‘I am not a doctor so I can not say how long he will be out but when you have a double fracture I think it is six months, it depends how it develops.

New type of cast for broken bones He won’t play in the (Champions League) group phase any more. How do bones heal when broken I hope he can play this season.

Moreno won the ball as he challenged Shaw strongly after 24 minutes but the follow-through smashed the left-back below the knee and his lower leg was left hanging at the wrong angle towards his shin.

Surprisingly, the player wasn’t booked by referee Nicola Rizzoli, nor was a penalty awarded, something that shocked van Gaal, who used to have the player at AZ Alkmaar. Real broken bones ‘It was a very bad tackle with two legs,’ he said.

Italian referee Nicola Rizzoli couldn’t have saved Luke Shaw from breaking his leg but he could and should have punished PSV and their defender Hector Moreno for the terrible tackle which caused Shaw the horrific fracture of his leg.

Moreno showed no regard for his opponents safety when he flew in to tackle Luke Shaw as the United defender burst into the PSV penalty area. Do all broken bones need casts His leading leg might have touched the ball but the way he entered into the challenge, at pace and off the ground, he had no control over his actions.

Rizzoli knows the law and, whilst the tackle might have looked worse in slow motion replays that the referee does not see, should detect and punish such tackles made with excessive force.

He is one of UEFA’s very best refs but he really missed a poor tackle here which also should have resulted in a penalty for United as well as the red card for Moreno.

Former Manchester United and England striker Michael Owen said of Shaw’s injury: ‘It was a gruesome thing to see. Pictures of broken bones in foot The player’s come in and basically snapped his leg in half.

‘You don’t want to see the replay as it was such an horrific injury. Drugs for broken bones You feel so sorry for him. Do broken bones hurt He’s had his injury problems since joining Manchester United, and this season he has been sensational.

‘It was almost mid-range between the knee and ankle, I’m presuming it’s straightforward, two bones down the leg. Healing broken bones It should be a straightforward rehab, but you just hope there are no more complications in there.

‘It’ll be next year before you see him again, but (club doctors) Steve McNally and Neil Hough are right at the top of their profession. Broken bones heal He’s in fantastic hands, I can vouch for that.’

Former United midfielder Owen Hargreaves, also covering the game for BT Sport, said: ‘You see Moreno go to ground, he’s played the ball, but his trailing leg was reckless and out of control. Really bad broken bones It should’ve been a red card and a penalty but because he plays the ball, the referee sees that.’

Fellow pundit Paul Scholes added: ‘It wasn’t very nice, especially for the lad; he’s had a great start to the season. How do bones heal after being broken He shows a great burst of pace in getting into the box…the tackle wasn’t great. How long does it take to heal bone fracture In real time it didn’t seem that bad, but it was.’

Hundreds of other messages of support to Shaw were sent on social media including those from Alan Shearer, Gary Lineker and England team-mate Jack Butland, leaving the player himself to respond: ‘Thank you everyone for your messages, words can’t describe how gutted I am, my road to recovery starts now. How to heal broken bones as quickly as possible I will come back stronger.’

Former England striker Alan Shearer tweeted: ‘The pictures look bad. Can broken bones heal Feel so sorry for #LukeShaw after he started the season so well’ and inlcuded the hashtag “Get Well Luke”.

Shaw has been in outstanding form this season after initially struggling following his move from Southampton in 2014 and won his sixth England cap in the recent Euro 2016 win against Switzerland.