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Sport Solskjaer excited by Man Utd's 'special kid' Greenwood

01:55  01 july  2020
01:55  01 july  2020 Source:   goal.com

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has described Mason Greenwood as a " special kid " following his superb display in Manchester United' s 3-0 Premier League win over Brighton and Hove Albion on Tuesday. United cranked up the pressure on fourth-place Chelsea with an effortless win at the Amex Stadium

Greenwood wasn’t done there either. He was instrumental in United’ s third, producing a When Solskjaer let Lukaku, their leading goal scorer, leave last year without bringing in a replacement Thanks to Greenwood , Fernandes and Solskjaer , United' s present looks just as exciting as the future.

a man standing in front of a crowd: Manchester United's Mason Greenwood © Getty Images Manchester United's Mason Greenwood

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has described Mason Greenwood as a "special kid" following his superb display in Manchester United's 3-0 Premier League win over Brighton and Hove Albion on Tuesday.

United cranked up the pressure on fourth-place Chelsea with an effortless win at the Amex Stadium, with Greenwood getting them on their way early on.

That was followed by two Bruno Fernandes strikes – the second of which was superbly set up by Greenwood after a flowing counter attack.

Solskjaer was full of praise for the 18-year-old and says he is destined for a bright future.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Mason Greenwood can get even better after the teenager impressed as Manchester United beat Brighton in the Premier He’ s a special talent, a special kid that we are going to look after, try to develop into a top top player. He’ s doing well now but he is still young and

Greenwood has trained with the United first-team on a number of occasions this season, and CaughtOffside understands Solskjaer is now The England youth international has an incredible record with goals and assists for Man Utd ’ s youth teams this season and fans would no doubt be

"Mason's first goal was brilliant and he played fantastically," he told Sky Sports. "He's a special kid, we know when he gets faced up he looks dangerous. His link up play was great today.

"He's got a knack of that. He can go inside or outside and he is developing into a fine player."

Solskjaer was also fulsome in his praise of Fernandes, who took his tally to five goals in eight Premier League games following his January move from Sporting CP.

The 25-year-old has quickly become an instrumental figure for the Red Devils and his boss is delighted with his "winning mentality".

"We have some top players and Bruno has come and been fantastic," he told BBC Sport. "He has brought that winning mentality with him; that 99 per cent is not good enough – it has to be 100 per cent."

Solskjaer: Harder for Man Utd to win titles than it was in Sir Alex Ferguson's time .
The Red Devils have not won the Premier League title since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013 and remain well off the paceSolskjaer and United – fifth in the standings this season – watched bitter rivals Liverpool end their 30-year wait for an English league crown on Thursday.

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