Jesse Lingard is convinced that Manchester United teammate Mason Greenwood will soon be his England teammate too given his form.
Mason Greenwood’s breakthrough season at Manchester United has been phenomenal. The teenage striker has been in amazing form, especially since the restart after coronavirus lockdown.
Prior to his promotion to the first team, he scored 34 goals in 34 games for United’s U18’s, plus five goals in eight games for the U23’s as well as a goal a game with the U19 Red Devil’s UEFA team.
Greenwood has represented the Three Lions at U17, U18, and U21, having scored at all three age groups.
His United teammate Jesse Lingard, insists that it is only a matter of time before the strikers club form sees him given his full England senior debut.
Speaking to Tribal Football, he believes a call from Gareth Southgate is imminent.
“Obviously the way he is playing at the moment, helping the team and scoring goals, and if he keeps doing that I am sure the call will come soon.”
“Mason Greenwood has been brilliant ever since he started training with the first team and he has done exceptionally well.”
“Even though he is so young he has taken the reins and brought goals and assists and he has been a really good addition to the team.”
“He has been banging goals in since he has been very young and the manager has seen that and put him in the first team.”
“For him, it is about working hard, keep practicing, staying humble and keeping his feet on the ground, but I think he will do that, he has always been humble, but he also has great confidence.”
Another year’s maturity and experience for Greenwood could mean that England benefits greatly for the postponement of Euro 2020.