What kind of hamstring injury does Luke Shaw have?

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Or maybe it was his groin but whatever. If he wasn’t Luke Shaw I’d be tempted to ask whether he’s played his last game for the club ;)

But seriously, he’s been out for nearly 3 months now. His conditioning really is terrible, doesn’t seem a natural athlete to me. His fitness woes added to the fact that he’s not all that when fit really does make his position a concern for us. Brandon Williams couldn’t be coming through at a better time.
 

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It's ham on a piece of string.
 

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It's bizarre, it didn't even look that serious? It's like Pogba too, just gone for weeks and weeks.
 

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Bailly is another mystery too. He doesn’t play yet is out for months/years. Can’t really remember.

Sanchez kept himself injured while getting free money 300k on a weekly basis.
 

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It's bizarre, it didn't even look that serious? It's like Pogba too, just gone for weeks and weeks.
Pogba’s is even a little different as the official line is ‘ankle injury’, and he’s been on crutches/cast - that could mean anything.

But hamstring injuries are what they are. We are familiar enough with them. Shaw should be back by now, at least back in full training.
 

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Bailly is another mystery too. He doesn’t play yet is out for months/years. Can’t really remember.

Sanchez kept himself injured while getting free money 300k on a weekly basis.
Not that it's a bad thing. The further he is away from playing games for us the better.
 

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Bailly is another mystery too. He doesn’t play yet is out for months/years. Can’t really remember.

Sanchez kept himself injured while getting free money 300k on a weekly basis.
Bailly did his ACL in pre-season, there’s no real mystery there, he should not have recovered by now. Feck knows how Shaw’s hamstring injury is keeping him out for almost 3 months, with no word on his return.
 

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Got to wonder if their recovery is supervised correctly, and how well we're monitoring if they're ready to come back.

Shoot me for saying this, but Shaw doesn't exactly seem the type that would be raring to work hard again.
 

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Bailly is another mystery too. He doesn’t play yet is out for months/years. Can’t really remember.

Sanchez kept himself injured while getting free money 300k on a weekly basis.
Bailly wasn’t mystery, it was really bad injury. It happened during pre season game against Spurs.
 

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Depends on whether it's a tear or a strain, and if it is a tear, what grade of tear it is. Was he operated on?
 

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I like Shaw, but I think it might be high time that we begin aiming to move on from him.
 

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Feels weird that he hasn't picked up a reputation for this yet. Not that it's an indictment of him as a player but he's had a lot of injury problems.

Yes I know he had that ghastly leg break but he's been prone to a lot of niggling issues, too. He's only played over 20 games in one of his 5 (going on 6) seasons here...
 

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I'm sure Shaw was back in training like two weeks ago.
 

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One thing for sure is we should be getting rid of him and getting somebody else more reliable.

Williams will have his spot soon anyway if he keeps performing like he did at Chelsea
 

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One thing for sure is we should be getting rid of him and getting somebody else more reliable.

Williams will have his spot soon anyway if he keeps performing like he did at Chelsea
Perhaps the plan is to let Williams take over from Shaw.
 

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It should be his last, when he is back he will fight for his career here. Anything less than a good season and he should be fecked off.
 

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Luke Shaw is a fecking travesty, stayed fit for long enough to earn a new deal and promptly got injured right afterwards.
 

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I think it's time we get rid of these kind of players

if they arent able to perform at an acceptable level without getting regularly injured then they are no good to us

Shaw, Bailly, Jones, Matic, Sanchez and Young should all be the next players out the door
 

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Depends on whether it's a tear or a strain, and if it is a tear, what grade of tear it is. Was he operated on?
Basically, a complete tear can see an athlete out for several months. I didn't realize that until I started paying close attention to injuries in the NFL and Rugby, it's common for a player to be out 2 or 3 months due to an hamstring injury.
 

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a statement you could apply to a few players

Mata got another 3 years I think?!?
2 with an extension year option, I think.

Then again, imagine Mata and Shaw bombing down the left wing :drool:
 

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Basically, a complete tear can see an athlete out for several months. I didn't realize that until I started paying close attention to injuries in the NFL and Rugby, it's common for a player to be out 2 or 3 months due to an hamstring injury.
One of the worst injuries I've ever had was a serious tear of the hamstring - the type where you hear it going "plung!" and feel something, unholy, pop in your leg. That didn't heal for about 3 months, and even then, it took me another 2-3 to have confidence in it.

Haven't paid attention to Shaw or what happened to him, but if it's anything like that, he's got to be 100% before coming back, and, given his history with serious injuries, I wouldn't be surprised if he's apprehensive to try and go into full-burst sprints even when given the all clear to do so.
 
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One of the worst injuries I've ever had was a serious tear of the hamstring - the type where you hear it going "plung!" and feel something, unholy, pop in your leg. That didn't heel for about 3 months, and even then, it took me another 2-3 to have confidence in it.

Haven't paid attention to Shaw or what happened to him, but if it's anything like that, he's got to be 100% before coming back, and, given his history with serious injuries, I wouldn't be surprised if he's apprehensive to try and go into full-burst sprints even when given the all clear to do so.
I’ve heard nothing about him requiring surgery, and by initial reports, he was expected back after the last international break. Now the next one is here and no sign of him.
 

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To be fair hamstrings can be a nightmare. I've pulled mine a few times and the initial recovery in the first few weeks can be really fast then it takes an age to get back to 100%. Plus you can start overcompensating with other muscles which can lead to tension in your adductors and glutes, causing other potential issues. That's how it went for me at least.
 
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You think of a bad hamstring injury as being a 6-8 weeks job.
So Shaw's must be one of the worst seen.

It's not kind to say it, but left back should certainly be right up there in positions needing sorting.
Shaw might get away with it as we need such work elsewhere.
 

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I rate Shaw very highly as a defensive fullback, but i do question the squad planning, considering we've just signed another defensive fullback in AWB too.

Succesful teams with defensive managers in the past usually only needed the 1 defensive full-back. For us to now have 2 especially on big wages is strange.

If Shaw can't get over his injury problems, we're going to be stuck with him until his contract runs out, which is 4 more years at £195k until he moves on, on a free.

We literally can do nothing but hope he gets over his injury troubles.
 

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I rate Shaw very highly as a defensive fullback, but i do question the squad planning, considering we've just signed another defensive fullback in AWB too.

Succesful teams with defensive managers in the past usually only needed the 1 defensive full-back. For us to now have 2 especially on big wages is strange.

If Shaw can't get over his injury problems, we're going to be stuck with him until his contract runs out, which is 4 more years at £195k until he moves on, on a free.

We literally can do nothing but hope he gets over his injury troubles.
It was always questionable to target AWB due to his poor attacking ability. It was almost a lazy decision to make, without really looking at the detail and how exactly he will effect the team.
 

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I think he's finished here, need to start looking for a new left back in the summer.
 

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I rate Shaw very highly as a defensive fullback, but i do question the squad planning, considering we've just signed another defensive fullback in AWB too.

Succesful teams with defensive managers in the past usually only needed the 1 defensive full-back. For us to now have 2 especially on big wages is strange.

If Shaw can't get over his injury problems, we're going to be stuck with him until his contract runs out, which is 4 more years at £195k until he moves on, on a free.

We literally can do nothing but hope he gets over his injury troubles.
what's that based on?

he's a competent player defensively - nothing special about him as a player.

Contrast him defensively with AWB for example - he's nowhere near as effective as him