Fears for Shaw after injury in England vs Spain

England left-back Luke Shaw impressed against Spain before a painful clash with Dani Carvajal led to lengthy treatment and his withdrawal.

England wing-back Luke Shaw   -  Getty Images

Luke Shaw left the field on a stretcher after suffering an apparent head injury during England's Nations League encounter against Spain at Wembley.

Manchester United left-back Shaw was to the fore as England took an early lead, producing an excellent run and pass for Marcus Rashford to score in the 11th minute.

But, with Spain 2-1 up, Shaw collided with visiting right-back Dani Carvajal and hit his head heavily on the turf before lying motionless in the 47th minute.

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The 23-year-old received six minutes of treatment on the field before being carried off on a stretcher, wearing a neck brace and an oxygen mask.

Shaw, who revealed this week he came close to losing his leg after a serious break suffered while playing for United against PSV in 2015, was making his first international appearance for 18 months.