Luke Shaw was just beginning to build a reputation as a solid addition to this Manchester United squad when injury struck in a Champions League match against PSV back in September.
And while he may be a long way away from returning to contact training, never mind match fitness, Shaw’s latest Instagram post shows that he’s well on the way to a full recovery.
In the wake of United’s massive win over CSKA during the week, the England international has shown the world that he’s now at least beyond walking with crutches.
These baby steps will hopefully now lead to a full recovery sometime in the new year, which would provide United with a huge boost, particularly if they’re still in and around the top of the table come March/April.
The fact that there’s a Euros to look forward to should also keep the young defender motivated and if he’s fit by the springtime there’s every chance he’ll be on the plane to France to compete in his first major tournament.
Check out his hugely positive post below.
Rob Lyons, Pundit Arena