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Greenwood's talent is there for all to see, says Ole

Fri 20 November 2020 | 16:15

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has backed his young striker, Mason Greenwood after many rumors toward him.

Greenwood

spent an extraordinary season last season. He scored many goals and some of them were crucial. Considering he is now only 19, everyone expected him to continue his form and score goals for

United

but things went on differently.

At first, he was kicked out of England national team for breaking the Covid-19 protocols and since then he has not been invited yet. Also, he is not performing that good at

Manchester United

. Some reports say that he is late in training and is not training hard enough though Ole has declined all these rumors.

"You have to take a step back sometimes," he told a media conference. "The boy's only 19 and he's had a fantastic year. 

"If we go a year back, I left him out of the EFL Cup against

Chelsea

. Mason stayed back and played against

Doncaster Rovers

in the Checkatrade Trophy to get game time, that's how far he's come. 

"Now he's got lots of goals, made his England debut, scored in his first Under-21s game and, of course, the headlines are going to be about when he scores and doesn't play.

"Everyone's allowed to not be well. If you're not well you can't train. He's been away eight or nine days from training so we're just building him up again and I have no doubts about him.

"He has a very good head on him and the talent is there for all to see."

 


source: SportMob