‘At that age you’ve received so substantially energy’: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer rubbishes Mason Greenwood burnout fears as Person United’s teenage hotshot chases a person more target to equivalent Wayne Rooney history
- Mason Greenwood has played in 42 matches for Man United so far this season
- Greenwood has scored 16 targets in all competitions for the Purple Devils this term
- 18-12 months-previous striker wants a person much more aim to equal Rooney’s document for that age
- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would not think that Greenwood needs a rest at current
- United participate in at house to Southampton on Monday as they chase the prime four
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Manchester United’s growing star Mason Greenwood just isn’t at risk of burnout by playing much too significantly.
Greenwood has racked up 42 appearances so considerably this year – like commencing the previous four Premier League game titles as portion of an unchanged United line-up – and scored 16 ambitions in all competitions.
The 18-year-outdated requires a single much more to equal Wayne Rooney’s whole of 9 league ambitions for Everton at the identical age in the 2003-04 period.
Mason Greenwood is in stunning kind for Manchester United with 16 objectives in all competitions
The 18-calendar year-previous striker scored his 16th of the year in United’s 3- victory at Aston Villa
Solskjaer ought to make your mind up irrespective of whether to engage in Greenwood at residence to Southampton on Monday night, but the United boss is content he is not inquiring also a great deal of the youngster.
‘At that age you’ve acquired so much power,’ claimed Solskjaer. ‘There’s no worry, you just want to go and enjoy soccer. If we experienced a working day off he’d perform soccer with his mates.
‘I’m not apprehensive about Mason this season, we just need to have to appear immediately after him his total occupation. He is a great boy who enjoys soccer and he is receiving the final result and rewards for his tricky get the job done.
‘We know what he’s able of and have usually dependable him to be a part of this squad and chip in with performances and aims.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been thrilled with the progress Greenwood has designed for United
‘We’ve witnessed it every working day. I have seen it since I arrived to the club. He is just a purely natural footballer and when you place normal very good footballers with superior footballers that provides him much more options to exhibit his attributes.
‘The club know what they are doing when they’re educating players.’
Though Greenwood has strike 4 ambitions since the restart, crew-mate Marcus Rashford has scored just once – from the penalty spot from Bournemouth final weekend – because returning from a double back fracture.
Nonetheless, Solskjaer is contented with the function the England striker is carrying out in creating possibilities for his workforce-mates. ‘I’m extremely joyful with him,’ stated the United manager. ‘Physically he is coping well with the game titles, mixing up his video game and generating defenders believe.
Greenwood needs a person far more goal to equal Wayne Rooney’s record of 9 league strikes for Everton at the age of 18 in the 2003-04 time
‘He operates in guiding, will come shorter, and has individual competencies. Marcus has got all the attributes to be a best ahead. He all of a sudden pops up on the right or left, and you want that rotation between them.
‘He also sticks out large and makes room for many others. At times you get an aid for building area and building operates.’
United are on a 17-match unbeaten run in all competitions and there will be a temptation for Solskjaer to belief the identical group for a fifth league match in a row in opposition to Southampton.
‘There are so several points you have to think about when you manage a workforce,’ he extra. ‘There are gamers champing at the little bit to engage in and players in rhythm who continue to keep taking part in effectively. That indicates a lot less function on the training ground.
‘There are hundreds of choices to be built but they make it less complicated by playing and performing nicely and searching immediately after them selves. We don’t get also many injuries, so you can find no explanation to alter much too much when you’re carrying out nicely.’
Solskjaer has heaped praise on Marcus Rashford in spite of his modern struggles in front of purpose
The Norwegian is expecting a stern exam from Ralph Hasenhuttl’s facet who have eased absent from relegation difficulty to transfer into 12th place.
‘Southampton are a wonderful football club with high-quality traditions,’ he claimed. ‘I’ve adopted Ralph’s time there and have substantial regard for the club and they have turned it about.
‘I get in touch with it a German, aggressive rock n roll design of football. It truly is direct superior strength and tough to enjoy from. If you want to be part of his team you’ve got got to be able to dash.
‘We’ve watched a couple of online games and definitely enjoy watching them. It’s superior amusement and significant strength all the time.’