Arsenal legend Ian Wright has hailed Manchester United ahead Mason Greenwood (Picture: BBC)Arsenal legend Ian Wright has tipped Mason Greenwood to take pleasure in a breakthrough season at Old Trafford and says the Manchester United star can turn out to be one of many stars of the Premier League.
Greenwood, 19, opened his account for the season within the 5-1 thrashing over Leeds United final weekend.
The England worldwide has now scored 30 objectives in 106 appearances for his boyhood membership since breaking into the primary group in 2019.
Greenwood’s spectacular type at Old Trafford earned him a spot in Gareth Southgate’s provisional squad for Euro 2020, however he needed to pull out attributable to a ‘pre-existing harm’.
While {the teenager} was determined to function within the Euros, the break might in actual fact have benefited him forward of the 2021-22 season, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer lately revealing that Greenwood has ‘was a person’ over the summer season.
Wright has been impressed by Greenwood – insisting his numbers are already ‘wonderful’ contemplating his age – and says he’s able to ‘blasting previous’ some greats of the sport over the following few seasons.
While discussing Manchester United on the Kelly & Wrighty Show, the previous Arsenal and England striker was advised that solely 4 gamers in Premier League historical past (Michael Owen, Robbie Fowler, Wayne Rooney and Nicolas Anelka) have scored extra objectives as a youngster than Greenwood, to which he responded: ‘When you have a look at what Mason is doing there, the numbers are wonderful.

Greenwood opened his account for the season within the 5-1 victory over Leeds United (Picture: AP)‘You have a look at the opposite individuals on that checklist, they’re unbelievable. What they didn’t undergo that Mason has is being at Manchester United from a younger age, getting by means of that academy and into the primary group.
‘He’s placing in performances and getting numbers. If that’s an indication of issues to come back from him, it’s horrifying to suppose what he’ll find yourself doing as a result of he’s achieved so much already.
‘He’s acquired there beneath lots of strain, that simply comes with the territory at Manchester United, and he appears to be coping with it now.
‘He simply appears prepared now. I really feel that in not lengthy he’s going to be blasting previous these different man’s numbers.’
Andy Cole, in the meantime, insists Greenwood is able to taking part in in any attacking place for Manchester United, however doubts he’ll play as a No. 9 regularly.

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‘I don’t suppose Mason desires to play as a centre ahead. That’s a tough, tough function,’ Cole stated.
‘To be a No. 9, that’s strain. Being off the left or the precise is completely different. Being a No. 9 at Old Trafford, that’s strain.
‘With Mason’s expertise, he can play throughout the road. But talking to a number of the coaches, like Fletch [Darren Fletcher], I don’t suppose he’s fastened as taking part in as a No. 9.
‘It’s powerful at such a younger age. To be Manchester United’s No. 9 at that age is difficult work. I don’t suppose they’re taking a look at Mason as a No. 9 however he’ll be within the group and play for positive.’
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