Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says the “sky’s the limit” for Manchester United ahead Mason Greenwood, describing the 18-year-old as “way ahead” of the place he was on the identical age. Greenwood has loved an excellent breakthrough season, claiming 13 targets in 40 appearances throughout all competitions. He scored one and supplied one other in Tuesday’s spectacular 3-Zero win at Brighton and Solskjaer, a former striker at United, is worked up to see what else he can do. “We have done well over the course of the season giving him more and more exposure, more and more game time,” mentioned the United boss.
“You know, it’s not easy being a young boy.
“He might nonetheless play on this season’s FA Youth Cup crew, so he is a younger boy that we have now to take care of.
“But he’s performing from the bench or when he starts and he’s developed fantastically this season.
“Only the sky is the restrict. It’s as much as him. He is aware of what he ought to do, can do and should do to maintain on enjoying, however that’ll be between us.”
Asked how his development compares with Solskjaer’s own during his playing days, he said: “Mason is means forward of what I used to be after I was 18, 19, that is for certain.
“He’s got a knack of scoring goals. I don’t really want to say anything different because it’s natural for him and it was what I felt I could do well as well.
“He’s a superb boy to work with. He retains on studying, retains on making higher and higher choices.”
United were interested in adding another talented English teenager to their ranks in the form of Jude Bellingham, but the Birmingham midfielder appears to be on the verge of joining Borussia Dortmund.
Asked if it was frustrating to miss out on the 17-year-old, Solskjaer said: “Well, I believe there’s been a great deal of hypothesis and linked us to each single gifted participant from the age of 15 to 25, actually.
“I can’t comment on every single player that’s been linked with us so, no, I can’t really comment.”
United’s instant focus is on sustaining their spectacular 15-match unbeaten run when struggling Bournemouth go to Old Trafford on Saturday.
“I’ve got many, many reasons to play the same team, but I’ve also got a few reasons to rotate one or two that have played so well earlier in the season,” mentioned Solskjaer.
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