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Peter Dejong/AP/Press Association Images The tackle that broke Shaw's leg.
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Moreno apologises to Shaw for tackle, tweets 'I know how you feel' at United defender
The Mexican fractured his leg at the 2014 World Cup.

HAVING FRACTURED A leg against the Netherlands at last year’s World Cup, PSV defender Hector Moreno knew immediately that something was wrong after his tackle on Manchester United’s Luke Shaw.

The England defender underwent surgery in Eindhoven last night and Moreno took to Twitter to wish him well in his recovery:

Tweet by @Hector Moreno Hector Moreno / Twitter Hector Moreno / Twitter / Twitter

Tweet by @Hector Moreno Hector Moreno / Twitter Hector Moreno / Twitter / Twitter

Moreno also apologised for his part in the incident, telling reporters after the game:

“I don’t know what happened, I don’t remember. I just feel really bad because I was involved in the accident. I feel really sorry.”

Speaking after the match, United manager Louis van Gaal said:

“It’s horrible. When he was going in the dressing room, he was with the oxygen mask, he was crying,”

Asked how long he thought Shaw’s recovery would take admitted he could not put a timeline on it.

“I am not a doctor, so I can’t say. A double fracture, it generally takes six months, but you can never say in advance.”

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