Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes, has named Mason Greenwood because the membership’s greatest finisher forward of Marcus Rashford.
Greenwood has endured a tough time in entrance of a objective to date this season, scoring simply 4 targets in 30 appearances in all competitions for Man United after primarily working from the right-wing.
The 19-year-old began as central ahead on Thursday night time as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet thrashed Actual Sociedad 4-0 within the Europa League spherical of 32 first-leg tie on the Juventus Stadium, due to targets from Bruno Fernandes (2), Rashford and Daniel James.
Greenwood, who admitted that he desires to play as a striker after Man United defeated Actual Sociedad, has seen the central ahead position primarily occupied by Edinson Cavani this season.
“It’s between Rashford and Greenwood who performs in that centre ahead position,” Scholes instructed BT Sport.
“I feel the membership and everyone thinks Greenwood is the most effective finisher on the membership so, due to this fact, he can be higher because the No9.
“The one downside is when Rashford’s performed on the correct, he hasn’t actually discovered his greatest kind, so they may change round fairly a bit.
“Give Greenwood probabilities he’ll rating. He’s destined to be a famous person. He’s received to maintain his ft on the bottom, preserve working laborious, and there’s nothing to cease him.”
In the meantime, Talking after Man United defeated Actual Sociedad in Italy, Greenwood mentioned: “I’m pleased to play on the correct, I’m pleased to play upfront, I’m probably not certain.
“However I all the time needed to be a striker once I was youthful.”
“I do wish to play centre ahead ultimately, however I’m all the time pleased on the correct, and it’s a great place to work from.”