Ole raves about ‘specialist goalscorer’ Greenwood


Victor Lindelof injured his relief and is regularly a doubt for Thursday’s game with Aston Villa, adds Solskjaer

Closing Updated: 04/07/20 8: 38pm

Mason Greenwood scored twice for Manchester United against Bournemouth

Mason Greenwood scored twice for Manchester United in opposition to Bournemouth

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hailed “particular” Mason Greenwood as the child scored twice in Manchester United’s 5-2 use over Bournemouth.

The 18-year-old Greenwood grabbed the predominant of his two targets with an spectacular left-footed strike to create it 2-1 sooner than showing his two-footed prowess by firing home the fourth with his moral, taking his tally to 15 for the season all the plan through all competitions.

Requested if he had identified a young participant with such energy and precision in front of procedure, Solskjaer said: “No, I gain no longer judge I in actuality have.

“I in actuality have seen Wayne Rooney on the the same age and Mason is a specialist finisher and specialist goalscorer he is aware of exactly what to complete with the ball when he’s on the pitch.

“If he shoots he’ll rating, he is going to recuperate and his favorite play has improved.”

Mason Greenwood celebrates his second goal against Bournemouth

Mason Greenwood celebrates his second procedure in opposition to Bournemouth

So how some distance can Greenwood trail? Solskjaer used to be asked whether or no longer the teen’s occupation will have the the same trajectory as frail United avid gamers Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo but he used to be tight-lipped in his response: “I gain no longer want to compare him to Rooney or Ronaldo as that’s no longer vivid and he’ll create his gain occupation.

“He’s doing it his gain arrangement. Both of these have had advantageous careers and I’m obvious if Mason keeps on doing the moral issues and making fair decisions he’ll have an magnificent occupation too.

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“It be Mason’s first season but now we have always identified there is a various kid there.”

In an electrical efficiency, paunchy of attacking flair, United prolonged their unbeaten bustle to 16 matches all the plan through all competitions.

“It be thrilling. It used to be gargantuan attacking football, with some advantageous targets,” Solskjaer added.

“It be too infamous our followers could well well now not be here and spur us on since you are going to be in a job to survey the energy in the staff, you are going to be in a job to survey the atmosphere throughout the staff, but, if that crowd is here, that lifts you plan more. That’s a game for the followers, that’s one the Stretford Fracture would have loved. It’ll also were six or seven or eight then, so, clearly, it be a particular feeling taking half in in front of no person, but I judge the staff is doing distinctive.

“I judge they’re doing no topic they are able to to create that atmosphere themselves.”

Lindelof ‘felt his relief’

Victor Lindelof was replaced owing to a back injury

Victor Lindelof used to be changed owing to a relief harm

Solskjaer named the the same starting XI for the third Premier League game running, highlighting the unique high stage of consistency within their efficiency stage. However, he could well want to tweak his relief four for Thursday’s game with Aston Villa, are living on Sky Sports activities, as Victor Lindelof used to be substituted with a relief harm. Eric Bailly changed him to create correct his fourth Premier League look of the season.

“Victor felt his relief,” Solskjaer said.

“So there used to be no want to preserve shut any risks, but Eric’s magnificent. He’s bought his game, 45 minutes, played in opposition to Norwich, played in opposition to West Brom [in a friendly at Old Trafford before the Premier League’s resumption], so he’ll be magnificent taking half in.”


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