Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has tipped Mason Greenwood for a vibrant future at Manchester United after the teenager sensation grew to become the membership’s youngest scorer in Europe.
Greenwood bagged his first senior purpose for United at 17 years and 353 days to beat Marcus Rashford’s document set in 2016 and justify Solskjaer’s religion in him.
“If you happen to get him contained in the field you understand one thing’s going to occur,” mentioned the United boss.
“He can go inside or exterior and it was an important end via the keeper’s legs.
“For positive it’s pure for him to play soccer, it’s pure for him to attain targets, in and across the field he is aware of how you can hit the ball.
“Perhaps he hit it too onerous within the first half and perhaps he ought to have curled it somewhat bit extra, however he reveals glimpses of what he can turn into.”
Solskjaer claimed Greenwood’s emergence this season justified his choice to not change Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez this summer season.
“For me it was the suitable choice for the membership and he’s going to be vital for us this season,” mentioned the Norwegian. “He’s not performed lots thus far, however he’ll get minutes.”
Solskjaer claims United are in contract talks with Greenwood and are eager to tie him all the way down to Outdated Trafford with new improved phrases.
“We’re all the time in talks with the boys about how we see the longer term and Mason’s one we need to maintain with us,” he mentioned.
Greenwood’s purpose on 73 minutes settled United’s nerves after they struggled to interrupt down minnows Astana.
“Once you don’t rating within the first half from 4 or 5 huge huge possibilities, you all the time marvel if it’s going to be a kind of nights if you get punished for being sloppy,” he mentioned.
“I didn’t really feel assured we’d win the sport till the referee blew his whistle. We didn’t play the final 10 or 15 minutes nicely and these boys must be taught that