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Man Utd given injury boost as star expects to be fit for opening game v Leeds

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been given a huge boost after learning that Luke Shaw expects to be fit for their Premier League curtain-raiser against Leeds on August 14.

The left-back reportedly sustained an injury during this summer’s European Championship but fears over his fitness have been eased with new reports.

Alex Telles, the deputy to Shaw, is set to miss the start of the season with an ankle injury and questions remain over Brandon Williams future at the club.

According to the Manchester Evening News, Shaw managed two injuries during England’s run to the final but has now returned to England after his holiday. The 26-year-old is quarantining ahead of his return to training on Monday.

Furthermore, it’s claimed that the defender expects to be fit for the first Premier League game against Leeds on August 14, despite playing at Euro 2020 with cracked ribs.

Manchester United will assess Shaw next week but the former Southampton defender is understood to be confident of starting the encounter with Marcelo Bielsa’s side.

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