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Greenwood struggles with the criticism that he is facing

Mon 17 May 2021 | 18:07

Manchester United’s Greenwood has talked about his hard days with the criticism.

Manchester United’s

19-year-old forward has been struggling with the criticism, after his mistakes in and off the pitch, specifically after he was ruled out from England national team due to breaching the covid-19 protocols.

It was the first time


has faced so much criticism in his career, and he is quickly learning how to deal with the pressure that comes with the opportunities that playing in a big club like Manchester United.

Here is what Greenwood told

Sky Sports

about the pressure he has been facing:

"It was difficult.

"You know how it is, it was obviously going to come. It was a mental challenge but you have to block it all out really. If you play for United, one of the biggest clubs in the world, you have to overcome that. I have pushed that to one side just to concentrate on my football. I have overcome it now. I am happy to be back playing my best football."

Mason Greenwood earned his spot in Manchester United’s senior squad by showing his potential in the youth levels and joined the national team after scoring 17 goals for the club last season.

Despite the pressure and hard days he has been facing, the young star insists that he has improved in many aspects of his game.

The teenager added:

"My hold-up play has improved. I don't think I give the ball away as much as I used to do when I was younger and just coming into the team.

"I know the game a bit more and the pace of the Premier League a bit more. It has all come together."

source: SportMob