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Solskjaer expecting Greenwood to become ‘complete No.9’

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Mason Greenwood will only refine his attacking prowess in days to come.

Mason Greenwood has been one of the brightest sparks in an otherwise shaky campaign for Manchester United this season.

The forward joined the Man United’s youth academy at the age of six and gradually started to highlight his brilliance. After progressing through the junior teams, Greenwood first played with the senior team last year during a friendly.

Last year, the 18-year old was handed his competitive debut for Man United by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and he has not looked back since then.

So far, Greenwood has featured 33 times in all competitions this season and scored 11 goals.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, while reflecting on the young forward’s development, suggests he has pinned high hopes on Greenwood.

“The whole season he’s had says a lot for him. He’s just going to get better and better,” Solskjaer said as Goal reports.

“He’s only 18, we’ve got to remember that. He still has a young body and in a few years’ time, he’ll be more or less the complete No.9. He’ll still fill out more but it will take a couple of years. Give him time because it’ll be natural.”