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Sport Solskjaer reveals Man United asked England not to pick Mason Greenwood

19:21  18 september  2020
19:21  18 september  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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But Solskjaer revealed that United tried to have Greenwood omitted from the England squad Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed Man United asked England not to pick Mason Greenwood Greenwood was sent home from England 's camp in Iceland in disgrace earlier this month

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed he asked England not to pick Mason Greenwood before the Manchester United forward was withdrawn from the squad after breaching coronavirus protocols. Greenwood and Manchester City's Phil Foden were forced to fly home from Iceland earlier this month

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is unhappy with the FA over England's treatment of Mason Greenwood before the Manchester United striker was sent home from Iceland in disgrace earlier this month.

Greenwood and Manchester City's Phil Foden were punished for meeting two young girls in England's team hotel after their senior international debuts in Reykjavik and missed the following game against Denmark.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed he asked England not to pick Mason Greenwood before the Manchester United forward was withdrawn from the squad after breaching coronavirus protocols. Greenwood and Manchester City's Phil Foden were forced to fly home from Iceland earlier this month

Manchester United asked for Mason Greenwood to be rested and not called up by England for Nations League duty, says manager Ole Gunnar We need to make decisions that benefit him." Solskjaer confirmed that Greenwood would be involved in United 's Premier League season-opener

But Solskjaer revealed that United tried to have Greenwood omitted from the England squad after his breakthrough season at Old Trafford, and were disappointed that he was immediately put up in front of the media even though the 18-year-old's club have gone to great lengths to shield him.

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Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Friday that United had asked for Greenwood to be left out of the squad so he could rest following his The FA and England manager Gareth Southgate are furious at Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 's recent claims that Manchester United asked them to not call Mason

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'He's an 18-year-old kid who needs managing,' said Solskjaer.

'I've spoken to Mason but what we speak about and discuss will be between the two of us.

'The kid had a fantastic season, he's just come through, I've worked and the club have worked really hard to when we gave Mason enough time on the pitch and exposure in the media.

'Then you come to the end of the season. We've had less than two weeks off and he's called up. I tried my best to give him a rest over the summer and we asked specifically he should have had a rest. He needs it mentally and physically.

'The first thing that happens is, one he's called up and, two, he's right there in the press.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Manchester United specifically asked that Mason Greenwood be rested rather than called for England duty. Laurens: Man United are incompetent when it comes to transfers (2:01). Julien Laurens is stunned by Manchester United being frustrated with fans who

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has criticised Gareth Southgate and the Football Association for calling up Mason Greenwood to the England squad after Manchester United asked for him to be rested. Solskjaer asked England not to pick Greenwood before Covid-19 breach. Agence-France Presse.

'We've done what we can to protect him and I've done what I can to help him. When he comes back into the daily routine he'll be fine.'

Solskjaer wouldn't say whether Greenwood would be considered for Saturday's opening Premier League game against Crystal Palace after initially having to train alone on his after returning to Carrington while he received Covid clearance.

'Yeah, he's part of the group,' added the United boss. 'With the testing and Covid protocols, he trained by himself for a little while and as soon as possible he's a big part of this group.

'This is where he feels at home. We challenge him and we've got people looking after him.

'We had a plan with him throughout the season and it worked really well. He needed a rest.

'I look at the interview (with England) and he's talking about looking at this season when it's over – and it's first day of the new season!'

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