10 Injury Disappointments for the Premier League Opener

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10 Injury Disappointments for the Premier League Opener
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Luke Shaw will spend the first month of the Premier League on the sidelines.

Hotly tipped Premier League contenders Manchester United were rocked this week following the news that the £27 million summer signing, teenage left-back Luke Shaw, will miss the first month of the club's first season under Louis van Gaal.

Despite the close-season break offering players a chance to rest and recuperate following a rigorous campaign, many still return having suffered injuries, either from the previous term or in pre-season training.

With the 2014/15 Premier League commencing this weekend, here are 10 of the biggest injury disappointments—in no particular order—for the opening round of fixtures.

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