The 18-year-old, broadly thought-about one of the crucial thrilling prospects to emerge from United’s academy in recent times, continued his good run of type following the Premier League restart to take his objective tally to 15 in all competitions for the present season.
It is the primary time a young person has scored 15 objectives in a season for Manchester United since Wayne Rooney reached the milestone again in 2004-05.
Greenwood outshone his extra skilled teammates to take the Man of the Match award towards Bournemouth — simply rewards for a superb all-round efficiency.
What makes the teen such a devastating risk is how snug he feels attacking from both aspect, as evidenced by his sweetly-struck objectives with both foot towards Bournemouth.
Greenwood’s brace means he now has eight objectives and an help in simply seven Premier League begins this season.
READ: Meet the Manchester United fanatic opening a 33,000-piece museum in Finland”I’ve seen Wayne Rooney on the similar age and Mason is a specialist finisher and specialist goalscorer,” supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjær advised reporters after the match.
“He is aware of precisely what to do with the ball when he is on the pitch. If he shoots, he’ll rating. He will get higher and his normal play has improved.
“I do not need to examine to Wazza [Rooney] or [Cristiano] Ronaldo, I do not assume that is truthful. The boy will create his personal profession doing it his personal means I am positive Mason could have a unbelievable profession as nicely.”
The Portuguese maestro
Although he might have had the limelight stolen away from him on Saturday, United’s latest signing, Bruno Fernandes, continued his good begin to life at Outdated Trafford with one other objective and an help.
The Portuguese star arrange Greenwood’s first objective, earlier than firing in a shocking free kick within the second half to take his complete variety of objectives and assists to 10 in simply his first 9 video games within the Premier League.
Solely Eric Cantona and Robin van Persie have reached that complete as shortly in Manchester United’s historical past. It was a suitably completed efficiency for Fernandes after being named the membership’s Participant of the Month previous to kick off.
Regardless of the workforce going behind early to Junior Stanislas’ strike, Solskjær might be happy with how his aspect carried out as soon as once more.
Marcus Rashford’s penalty and Anthony Martial’s fantastic curling strike into the highest nook gave the house aspect a commanding lead heading into half time.
There was one other scare as Josh King’s penalty at the beginning of the second half pulled the rating again to 3-2, however United rallied nicely for a second time to tug away, due to Greenwood and Fernandes.
The victory lifts Manchester United into the highest 4, although Chelsea may regain the place with a victory in its recreation in hand towards lowly Watford afterward Saturday.