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Messi vs Ronaldo: Mason Greenwood chooses greatest of all time
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Messi vs Ronaldo: Mason Greenwood chooses greatest of all time

  Manchester United prodigy Mason Greenwood has joined the worldwide debate of who the best player ever, between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, is. The debate about who the Greatest of All Time, G.O.A.T, is among the two superstars has lasted over 10 years. Both players have scored hundreds of goals in Spain and across their international careers, and have won the prestigious Ballon d’Or prize for 11 years. Greenwood, however, sees Messi as the greatest of all time but added that it would be hard pressed to imagine the football landscape without either of them. During an exclusive fans’ Q&A session, Mason admitted that “For me, it’s always got to be Messi. For me, he’s just on another planet. “Ronaldo is obviously amazing, a physical, great athletic foot...
Man United’s Mason Greenwood names toughest player he ever faced
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Man United’s Mason Greenwood names toughest player he ever faced

  Manchester United forward, Mason Greenwood, has named the toughest opponent he has ever faced in his glittering career so far. Greenwood has come up against the top defenders from Premier League clubs and also clubs like Paris Saint-Germain, RB Leipzig, AC Milan and Sevilla. When asked in a Q&A session with fans which opponent has caused him the most frustration, Greenwood picked Fulham left-back, Joe Bryan. The 19-year-old came into direct competition with Bryan, 27, when Man United defeated Fulham 2-1 at Craven Cottage on January 20, 2021. “I have probably got to say, it might be a surprising one, but do you know [Joe] Bryan, the one for Fulham, ” Greenwood told Philip L in Norway on the club’s website. “He allowed me no space, no time on the ball, when w...
Mourinho worried about one Man Utd player after Jadon Sancho’s transfer
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Mourinho worried about one Man Utd player after Jadon Sancho’s transfer

  Roma manager, Jose Mourinho, has claimed Jadon Sancho’s arrival at Manchester United could have a negative impact on Mason Greenwood’s progression. Sancho has undergone his medicals with United on Tuesday, ahead of the completion of his £73.1m switch from Borussia Dortmund winger this week. The 21-year-old’s versatility will see him compete for a place in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s wide areas with Anthony Martial, Dan James, Rashford and Greenwood. Mourinho believes Greenwood, who missed out on a place in England’s Euro 2020 squad, is capable of making next year’s World Cup squad but is concerned the 19-year-old could be ‘hidden’ due to the competition for places at United. “The situation at Manchester United will be interesting from an England point of view. “Jado...
Man Utd Winger, Amad Diallo Reveals Preferred Position
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Man Utd Winger, Amad Diallo Reveals Preferred Position

Manchester United winger, Amad Diallo, has spoken about his preferred playing position. However, the 18-year-old insists he is “ready for everything”, in a bid to get more competitive game time. Diallo finally arrived at Old Trafford in January, with a deal put in place with Atalanta during the summer transfer window of 2020. The Ivorian has made a few Premier League and Europa League appearances and is ready to challenge the likes of Mason Greenwood and Daniel James for his favoured role on the right flank. He told the UTD Unscripted series: “I play here like I played in Italy. Obviously, coaches set up teams in different ways but playing wide-right here, having freedom, having to attack and defend. “In Italy, it is a case of go and attack but then defend and it is the ...
Amad Diallo picks out preferred position at Man Utd but 18-year-old is ‘ready for everything’
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Amad Diallo picks out preferred position at Man Utd but 18-year-old is ‘ready for everything’

The highly-rated Ivorian youngster is hoping to see regular game time for the Red Devils, but he does face fierce competition for places Amad Diallo has picked out his preferred playing position at Manchester United, but the 18-year-old forward says he is "ready for everything" in a bid to see more competitive game time. The highly-rated Ivorian was acquired by the Red Devils in January, with a deal put in place with Atalanta during the summer transfer window of 2020. Diallo has taken in Premier League and Europa League outings under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and is ready to challenge the likes of Mason Greenwood and Daniel James for his favoured role on the right flank.
Amad Diallo: Manchester United debut brought my mother to tears
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Amad Diallo: Manchester United debut brought my mother to tears

The 18-year-old recalled the reaction that followed his maiden outing with the Red Devils earlier this year Manchester United forward Amad Diallo has revealed that his mother cried after he made his debut appearance for the club in a Uefa Europa League match against Real Sociedad on February 18. The Ivory Coast international completed a move to Old Trafford from Atalanta in January and he did not waste time to adapt to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team. He was introduced as an 83rd-minute substitute for Mason Greenwood in the first-leg of United’s Round of 32 clash against the Spanish club.
England wonderkid Foden thanks Southgate for second chance after Iceland incident
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England wonderkid Foden thanks Southgate for second chance after Iceland incident

The Manchester City forward has admits that he is thankful to be with the squad having been sent home from duty last year Phil Foden has thanked Gareth Southgate for his handling of a controversy in September last year that saw both him and Mason Greenwood dropped from England duty. The pair were sent home for breaking Covid guidelines after they made their international debut on a trip to Iceland, amid allegations of inviting girls back to their hotel room. However, Foden returned to the international set-up amid a run of sensational form for Manchester City. Ahead of the European Championship, the 21-year-old remains grateful to England boss Southgate for giving him a second chance.
Euro 2020: Man United’s Greenwood Withdraws from England Squad
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Euro 2020: Man United’s Greenwood Withdraws from England Squad

  Manchester United forward, Mason Greenwood, has withdrawn from England’s provisional Euro 2020 squad. Greenwood withdrew from the England squad in order to recover fully from an underlying injury that also kept him out of the Under-21 European Championship in March. Man United made the announcement in a statement via their website on Tuesday. Mason will now remain at Man United to recuperate and prepare for pre-season training. The 19-year-old was included in England manager Gareth Southgate’s 33-man provisional squad for the European Championship. The Euro 2020 will kick-off on June 11 – 11 July, 2021.
Gareth Southgate Names 33-man England Squad for Euros
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Gareth Southgate Names 33-man England Squad for Euros

  England manager, Gareth Southgate, has named a 33-man provisional squad for the European Championship. Southgate included Trent Alexander-Arnold, Ben White, Ben Godfrey and Aaron Ramsdale but Eric Dier misses out. Injury doubts like Harry Maguire, Jordan Henderson and Kalvin Phillips make the cut, with the list is expected to be trimmed to 26 players on June 1. Bukayo Saka, Ollie Watkins, Mason Greenwood and 17-year-old Jude Bellingham are among the others to get the nod. Jesse Lingard is in the expanded squad but there is no space for Leeds United’s Patrick Bamford, who scored 17 Premier League goals this season, or Southampton’s Danny Ings. The Three Lions will play Austria on June 2 and Romania on June 6 in warm-up friendly matches, before kicking off their ...
Ole Delighted to Deny City | Maguire Injury Concern
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Ole Delighted to Deny City | Maguire Injury Concern

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says denying Manchester City their title party on Sunday was the best part about Manchester United's 3-1 win at Aston Villa. United came from behind once again to win all three points at Villa Park thanks to second-half goals from Bruno Fernandes (pen), Mason Greenwood and Edinson Cavani, meaning City still need three points to secure the Premier League title. If United lose to either Leicester (Tuesday) or Liverpool (Thursday), or drop points in both games, City will be crowned champions, and even if United go on winning, City can still win the title by taking matters into their own hands by beating Newcastle on Friday night. But Solskjaer was glad not to arrive in Manchester on Sunday evening to a party on the blue side of the city. "That's a good thi...
Man United Warned against Signing Harry Kane
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Man United Warned against Signing Harry Kane

  Former Manchester United player, Phil Neville has warned the Red Devils over signing Harry Kane from Tottenham Hotspur this summer transfer window. Man United have been heavily linked with a move to sign Kane, who has always insisted he wants to win silverwares. Neville, who is currently the coach of Inter Miami, believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side should not sign Kane, insisting that they already have Mason Greenwood and Edinson Cavani. According to him, Kane may block Greenwood’s progression in the Man United squad. “I know a lot of people are talking about Harry Kane, and I think Harry Kane is world-class, but I think in Cavani they have got someone who can definitely produce the goods for another twelve months, and the club wouldn’t have to pay the types of m...
UEL: He Contributed Nothing – Paul Scholes Blasts Man United Star after 6-2 win Over Roma
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UEL: He Contributed Nothing – Paul Scholes Blasts Man United Star after 6-2 win Over Roma

  Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes, has blasted midfielder, Fred, for his part in AS Roma’s second goal during the Red Devils’ UEFA Europa League, UEL, 6-2 win at Old Trafford on Thursday night. Scholes said Fred contributed nothing for Man United against Roma, adding that the Brazilian was ‘left wanting’ in the win over the Italian Serie A side. Man United defeated Roma in the Europa League semi-final first-leg tie at home, thanks to goals from Bruno Fernandes, Edinson (2), Cavani (2), Paul Pogba and Mason Greenwood. “That is what Fred is in the team for, he’s in the team to stop this type of thing,” Scholes told BT Sport when analysing Roma’s second goal. “From their best midfield player, he gets in behind them [Man United’s defence]. “Fred… please stop t...
Man Utd vs Burnley: Cavani asked me to bench him – Solskjaer
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Man Utd vs Burnley: Cavani asked me to bench him – Solskjaer

  Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has revealed striker Edinson Cavani asked to be named among the substitutes against Burnley. Cavani started on the bench for the game at Old Trafford, but came on to score the third goal for United as they won 3-1. Mason Greenwood had netted a brace either side of a James Tarkowski header. Solskjaer has now spoken about managing 34-year-old Cavani’s fitness carefully. He said: “We’ve got to manage him well. He’s not played or started three games in a week for a long time, so when I spoke to him he felt being a sub was the best thing. “With Marcus, it’s a long time since I’ve asked him how you are and he’s said good.”
Tottenham vs Man Utd: I’m Really Sorry – Son Heung-min
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Tottenham vs Man Utd: I’m Really Sorry – Son Heung-min

  Tottenham Hotspur forward, Son Heung-min, has said that he was really sorry for his side’s 3-1 home defeat against Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday. Son, who scored a goal against Man United, said he felt bad because he really wanted to win the encounter. Man United defeated Jose Mourinho’s side, thanks to goals from Fred, Edinson Cavani and Mason Greenwood. The defeat against Arsenal means Tottenham are now six points behind fourth-placed West Ham with seven games remaining. “It’s a really sad afternoon. I am really not bothered about the goal,” Son told Tottenham’s website. “I really wanted to win, especially after the last game [at Newcastle] when I came on, back from injury, we were leading and drew. “I don’t know what to say – I’m reall...
Solskjaer Talks on Chances of Catching up with Man City, Identifies Problem with Pogba
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Solskjaer Talks on Chances of Catching up with Man City, Identifies Problem with Pogba

  Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted he has a ‘gripe’ with midfielder, Paul Pogba after the Frenchman missed an excellent chance in their 3-1 win over Tottenham on Sunday. Son Heung-min of Spurs fired the home side ahead a few minutes to half-time after Edinson Cavani’s goal was ruled out for a foul. But the Red Devils came from the break scoring three goals through Fred, Cavani and Mason Greenwood to secure a 3-1 win. Pogba had a clear-cut chance in the second half to extend their lead but opted for an elaborate backheel which was blocked. And the Norwegian boss said he would continue to pester Pogba until he starts making use of chances in front of goal. “Yeah, he’s getting better and better, excellent,’ Solskjaer told beIN Sports. “He...
Tottenham vs Man United: I’ll Starve my Son if he Acts as Son Did – Solskjaer
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Tottenham vs Man United: I’ll Starve my Son if he Acts as Son Did – Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has lambasted Son Heung-min for the role the South Korean played in Manchester United’s disallowed goal during their 3-1 win over Tottenham on Sunday. Manchester United legend, Roy Keane had earlier slammed the South Korea international for acting embarrassingly. Solskjaer and his men thought they had taken the lead 10 minutes before the breakthrough of Edinson Cavani but the goal was ruled out after a VAR check that showed that Scott McTominay put his hand in Son’s face. Son then scored for Tottenham before half time but United came back very strong in the second half with Fred, Cavani and Mason Greenwood all scoring to give the Red Devils all three points. However, Solskjaer was not happy with the reaction of Son and Spurs’ players for the disallowed ...
Man United Come From Behind To Beat Tottenham Hotspursm, Stretch Unbeaten  Away Run
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Man United Come From Behind To Beat Tottenham Hotspursm, Stretch Unbeaten  Away Run

Manchester United came from behind to beat Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 away in Sunday’s Premier League clash and strengthen their place in second position. The win at Spurs means Man United are now unbeaten in 23 consecutive away Premier League games – the second-longest streak in English top-flight history. Second half goals from Fred, Edison Cavani and substitute Mason Greenwood avenged Man United’s 6-1 scandalous defeat to Spurs at Old Trafford earlier in the Season. The Red Devils remain in second on 63 points while Spurs missed the chance to go close to fourth place West Ham as they are in seventh on 49 points. Man United thought they had taken the lead on 33 minutes through Cavani who finished off a neat pass from Paul Pogba but the goal was disallowed after Scott McTominay...
Man Utd Suffer Big Injury Blow after Brighton win Ahead of Granada Clash
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Man Utd Suffer Big Injury Blow after Brighton win Ahead of Granada Clash

  Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has admitted he was forced to withdraw Marcus Rashford during their 2-1 victory over Brighton due to an injury concern. Rashford made it 1-1 after former United forward Danny Welbeck gave Brighton an early lead. Mason Greenwood sealed the comeback win with an 83rd-minute header, but Rashford was already off the pitch having been replaced by Daniel James. Speaking after the victory, Solskjaer said: “I’m not sure. He got caught with a tackle so he had to come off. “Let’s see how he goes again. Marcus doesn’t want to miss any games or any minutes, but he had to come off. “It’s one of them again. Your fingers are crossed and you hope he’s going to recover from it. He had to come off but he’s a tough one.” Rashford...
Dean Henderson Names Man United’s Best Finisher
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Dean Henderson Names Man United’s Best Finisher

Manchester United goalkeeper, Dean Henderson, has named Mason Greenwood as the club’s best finisher ahead of Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial. According to Henderson, Greenwood is up there with Tottenham Hotspur striker, Harry Kane. The Red Devils shot-stopper said this ahead of Man United’s Premier League clash with Brighton on Sunday. Asked if Mason Greenwood is certainly the ‘best finisher’ at Man United, Henderson told the UMM YouTube channel: “Yeah, by far… By far. “Both feet as well. He is up there with Harry Kane, you know. Kane is the best finisher I have ever seen in my life.” Greenwood has endured an underwhelming 2020/21 season at Old Trafford so far. The 19-year-old was terrific during the 2019/20 campaign, scoring 17 goals in all competitions for Man U...
Manchester United star, Greenwood Withdraws From England Squad
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Manchester United star, Greenwood Withdraws From England Squad

  Manchester United youngster, Mason Greenwood, has withdrawn from the U21 team of England  for their European Championship group stages. The Manchester United star was initially included in the final 23-man list released by coach Aidy Boothroyd for the tournament. The tournament kicks off in Slovenia in a week’s time and the English FA has released an official statement confirming Greenwood has withdrawn through injury. He has also been replaced with Norwich midfielder Todd Cantwell. “Todd Cantwell has been called into our England men’s under-21 squad for the UEFA U21 EURO Finals,” the statement on the FA’s official website reads. “The Norwich City player joins up to replace the injured Mason Greenwood in Aidy Boothroyd’s group,” the statement added....
Fred Attacked after Man Utd’s 3-1 Defeat to Leicester City
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Fred Attacked after Man Utd’s 3-1 Defeat to Leicester City

  Manchester United midfielder, Fred, was the target of racist trolls on social media, following their 3-1 defeat at Leicester City on Sunday. Fred’s error led to Kelechi Iheanacho making it 1-0 for the hosts. The Brazilian was then brushed aside by Youri Tielemans, who made it 2-1 after Mason Greenwood equalized for United. After the game, Fred’s Instagram account was filled with comments racial in nature. The Brazil international is one of several United players to be subjected to abuse in recent weeks. Marcus Rashford posted a statement about comments directed at him in late January, while Anthony Martial and Axel Tuanzebe were also targeted. Manchester United have previously condemned abuse directed at their players by “mindless idiots”.
What Solskjaer Said about Fred after Man Utd’s 3-1 Defeat at Leicester
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What Solskjaer Said about Fred after Man Utd’s 3-1 Defeat at Leicester

  Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, refused to single out Fred for his errors during their 3-1 defeat to Leicester City in the FA Cup quarter-final on Sunday. Goals from Kelechi Iheanacho (twice) and Youri Tielemans secured the win for Brendan Rodgers’ men. Mason Greenwood netted what proved to be consolation for the Red Devils. Iheanacho’s first goal was as a result of sloppy backpass from Fred that left Dean Henderson stranded as Iheanacho rounded him to score. But Solskjaer refused to play the blame game. “We want to build from the back and want the players to be confident – sometimes it doesn’t work and that’s one time it didn’t. “When we win, we win together and when we lose, we lose together. “We’re not pointing fingers and blaming,” So...
Iheanacho Scores 2 Goals To Knock Man United Out Of The FA Cup
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Iheanacho Scores 2 Goals To Knock Man United Out Of The FA Cup

Leicester City moved into the FA Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1981-82 as they eliminated Manchester United at King Power Stadium courtesy of 2 goals from Kelechi Iheanacho and one from Youri Tielemans. The Foxes took the lead when United midfielder Fred's backpass was intercepted by Kelechi Iheanacho, who went around goalkeeper Dean Henderson to score his fourth goal in two games. However, United equalised just before half time as Mason Greenwood steered the ball past Kasper Schmeichel after Donny van de Beek had dummied Paul Pogba's low cross from the left. But Youri Tielemans restored Leicester's lead with a low strike from the edge of the penalty area following a one-two with Iheanacho, who sealed the semi-final spot with a header 12 minutes from full-time. Lei...
Man City vs Man United: Solskjaer’s Squad for EPL Clash Confirmed
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Man City vs Man United: Solskjaer’s Squad for EPL Clash Confirmed

Manchester United’s squad to face Manchester City in today’s Premier League clash has been revealed. According to Metro UK, Man United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has named a 21-man squad to tackle Man City at Etihad. The Red Devils head to the game following 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace last Wednesday, while Pep Guardiola’s side thrashed Wolves 4-1 Man United are currently in the 3rd position on the Premier League table with 14 points behind leaders Man City after 27 games. Man United’s full squad against Man City: Goalkeepers: Dean Henderson, Lee Grant, Nathan Bishop. Defenders: Harry Maguire, Eric Bailly, Victor Lindelof, Axel Tuanzebe, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Luke Shaw, Alex Telles, Brandon Williams. Midfielders: Bruno Fernandes, Fred, Nemanja Matic, Scott McTominay...
FA Takes Decision on Shaw, Solskjaer Over Comments after Chelsea, Man Utd Clash
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FA Takes Decision on Shaw, Solskjaer Over Comments after Chelsea, Man Utd Clash

  Manchester United defender, Luke Shaw and manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, will not face any punishment from the English FA following their comments on referee Stuart Attwell after the club’s 0-0 draw against Chelsea last Sunday. Man United’s team were angry not to have been awarded a penalty in the first half of the encounter against Chelsea when Callum Hudson-Odoi and Mason Greenwood challenged for the ball, which bounced up and appeared to hit both players’ arms inside the 18-yard box. VAR called the attention of referee Stuart Attwell, but he decided not to award a spot-kick to Man United after consulting the on-pitch screen. After the game, Shaw, in his post-match interview with Sky Sports, claimed referee Attwell had told Man United captain, Harry Maguire, that w...
Tuchel Slams Referee for Checking VAR after Hudson-Odoi’s Handball
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Tuchel Slams Referee for Checking VAR after Hudson-Odoi’s Handball

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has hit out at referee Stuart Attwell for checking Video Assistant Referee (VAR) monitor, after Callum Hudson-Odoi’s handball in the first half of their 0-0 draw with Manchester United. Attwell decided not to award a spot-kick after consulting the on-pitch screen. Hudson-Odoi touched the ball with his hand in the penalty area, while fighting with Mason Greenwood for possession during the first half. Tuchel, speaking to the media after the game, insisted that the incident was not worthy of a review. He said: “How can this be a VAR intervention? The player in red plays the ball with the hand and then we are checking for a penalty? Why does the referee have to see this? “I’ve seen it on the iPad, I don’t understand why the referee h...
Chelsea vs Man Utd: Referee Reportedly Admits Hudson-Odoi’s Handball was ‘Penalty’
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Chelsea vs Man Utd: Referee Reportedly Admits Hudson-Odoi’s Handball was ‘Penalty’

  Manchester United defender, Luke Shaw, has claimed that referee Stuart Attwell admitted that Callum Hudson-Odoi’s handball was a penalty. Shaw reacted angrily after Attwell decided not to award a spot-kick during their 0-0 draw with Chelsea on Sunday. Hudson-Odoi touched the ball with his hand in the penalty area while fighting with Mason Greenwood for possession during the first half. However, after consulting with VAR, Attwell determined that the contact was not grounds for a penalty, to the chagrin of the visitors. Shaw has now claimed United captain, Harry Maguire, was told the kick should have been given. “If it’s not going to be a penalty, l don’t think they needed to stop the game,” he said to Sky Sports after the game. “The ref even said to H [Harry ...
EPL: Paul Scholes Names Man United’s Best Finisher
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EPL: Paul Scholes Names Man United’s Best Finisher

  Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes, has named Mason Greenwood as the club’s best finisher ahead of Marcus Rashford. Greenwood has endured a difficult time in front of a goal so far this season, scoring just four goals in 30 appearances in all competitions for Man United after primarily operating from the right-wing. The 19-year-old started as central forward on Thursday night as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side thrashed Real Sociedad 4-0 in the Europa League round of 32 first-leg tie at the Juventus Stadium, thanks to goals from Bruno Fernandes (2), Rashford and Daniel James. Greenwood, who admitted that he wants to play as a striker after Man United defeated Real Sociedad, has seen the central forward role mainly occupied by Edinson Cavani this season. “It’s betwe...
Manchester United Striker, Mason Greenwood Signs new Four-year Contract Until 2025
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Manchester United Striker, Mason Greenwood Signs new Four-year Contract Until 2025

Mason Greenwood has committed his long-term future to Manchester United by signing a new contract that will keep him at the club until June 2025. The 19-year-old English striker, who made his first-team debut in March 2019 under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has already made 82 appearances for the club and has netted 21 times. After signing another four years with the option of a further 12 months, Greenwood said: 'When you join the club at seven years old, you just dream of playing for the first-team one day. I've worked so hard to reach this level and the last two years have been amazing. 'There is so much that I want to achieve in the game and I know that this is the perfect environment to play my football. 'With the support from the manager, his coaching staff and so many g...
Anthony Martial Racially Abused on Social Media after Manchester United’s 1-1 Draw against West Brom
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Anthony Martial Racially Abused on Social Media after Manchester United’s 1-1 Draw against West Brom

Manchester United's Anthony Martial was racially abused on social media for the second time this season after Manchester United's 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion on Sunday , February 14. Martial played 66 minutes before being replaced by Mason Greenwood as United came back to level against West Brom after going behind inside the first two minutes. After the game, Martial was subjected to abuse on his Instagram account, with a number of users posting racist messages and using the N-word to comment on his photos. The abuse comes barely weeks after Martial and his teammate Axel Tuanzebe were abused after the team's loss to Sheffield United on January 27. Last weekend, United joined Manchester City, Liverpool and Everton to issue a joint statement condemning racist abuse...
Manchester United Knock Liverpool Out Of The FA Cup
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Manchester United Knock Liverpool Out Of The FA Cup

  Bruno Fernandes' superb 78th-minute free-kick gave Manchester United victory in a thrilling FA Cup tie with old rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford. Liverpool led a fantastic contest through Mohamed Salah, who then equalised after Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford had struck for the hosts either side of the break. But in a game which had everything last week's drab stalemate between this pair at Anfield lacked, Fernandes came off the bench to have the final word after Fabinho had fouled Edinson Cavani on the edge of the area. Fernandes might have been slightly off the pace in recent games but when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needed his £47m inspiration to come up with another special moment, the Portuguese delivered, bending his shot round the wall and beyond Allison's reach. ...
Pogba Compares Cavani to Martial, Rashford, Greenwood
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Pogba Compares Cavani to Martial, Rashford, Greenwood

Manchester United star, Paul Pogba, has compared Edinson Cavani to Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood following the Red Devils’ Premier League 2-1 victory over Fulham on Wednesday night. Pogba believes Martial, Rashford and Greenwood don’t have the same quality as Cavani after the Uruguay striker scored in Man United’s win against Fulham at Craven Cottage. Cavani capitalised on an error from Alphonse Areola to equalize, before Pogba grabbed all three points for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side with a brilliant left-foot finish from outside the box. “Everybody knows that Edi [Cavani] is a top-class striker and there are a few strikers like this in the world, and we had the chance to have one,” Pogba told MUTV after the game. “We know the hardest goals are those go...
Greenwood has world-class potential as a No.9’ – Fletcher
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Greenwood has world-class potential as a No.9’ – Fletcher

The former Red Devils midfielder believes an exciting youngster currently being used in a wide attacking role will evolve into a central striker Mason Greenwood boasts “world-class potential” and will ultimately become a “defender’s nightmare” in a central striking post for Manchester United, claims Darren Fletcher. At 18 years of age, a highly-rated product of the Red Devils’ famed academy system is still finding his feet on a senior stage. He has fared admirably under the spotlight to this point, with 17 goals recorded across all competitions in 2019-20.
‘It was poor judgement’ – Man Utd star Greenwood apologises for inhaling laughing gas
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‘It was poor judgement’ – Man Utd star Greenwood apologises for inhaling laughing gas

The controversial spell that the teenager has endured continued when he was caught on film apparently inhaling nitrous oxide Mason Greenwood accepted he showed "poor judgement" after footage emerged of the Manchester United striker appearing to show him inhaling laughing gas. The video, which was published by The Sun , comes in the wake of Greenwood being sent home prior to England's Nations League contest with Denmark having broken coronavirus protocol rules after making his Three Lions debut against Iceland last weekend. In the footage, teenager Greenwood can be seen filling a balloon apparently with nitrous oxide from a canister before inhaling.
‘I think he’ll score two every game’ – Giggs hails Manchester United star Greenwood
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‘I think he’ll score two every game’ – Giggs hails Manchester United star Greenwood

The 18-year-old seems destined for a career as a successful centre forward, according to the man whose No 11 shirt he has inherited Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has heaped praise upon Mason Greenwood, who is a player so good he looks like “he’s going to  scoretwo every game”. The 18-year-old has already made more than 50 senior appearances for the Old Trafford side, scoring 17 goals and creating five more assists in the process. He has inherited the No 11 shirt that Giggs wore for the club during his time as a player, which ran from 1990 to 2014, and the Wales boss does not believe that he will buckle under the pressure of wearing such a storied number.
Greenwood a ‘superstar in the making’ – Ferdinand hails Man Utd teenager and urges Sancho move
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Greenwood a ‘superstar in the making’ – Ferdinand hails Man Utd teenager and urges Sancho move

The Old Trafford legend has spoken highly of the two young talents, who have made such an impression in front of goal in recent months Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has hailed striker Mason Greenwood as “a future superstar”, while he has suggested that the Red Devils should continue their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side finished the 2019-20 campaign in fine form and impressed particularly offensively. The 18-year-old Greenwood was a major part of that as he finished his first full season with the senior side with 10 league goals in 31 outings, and it was enough to persuade Ferdinand of his talent.
UEFA Nations League: Greenwood And Foden Sent Home For Breaching COVID-19 Rule
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UEFA Nations League: Greenwood And Foden Sent Home For Breaching COVID-19 Rule

England's brightest talents, Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden have been removed from England squad to face Denmark for Tuesday's UEFA Nations League tie after the pair breached coronavirus guidelines. Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate confirmed the development after footage emerged on social media appearing to show the young pair with girls in a hotel room on Sunday. The Manchester United and Manchester City starlets were both omitted from training on Monday and kept away from the rest of the squad as the Football Association investigated the matter. The FA has now found that they disregarded both quarantine and behavior rules and have axed them from the squad. England is due to make its way to Denmark from Iceland on Monday afternoon, but the pair will be flown home separate...
Man Utd vs Southampton: Solskjaer Set to Break EPL Record
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Man Utd vs Southampton: Solskjaer Set to Break EPL Record

Manchester United, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is set to break a 27-year-old record at Old Trafford when his side tackle Southampton in the Premier League on Monday night. Solskjaer’s side is in the middle of a 17-game unbeaten run in all competitions, and United will go third on the Premier League table ahead of Chelsea and Leicester City if they beat Southampton tonight. Man United have not lost a match since the restart of the Premier League. Their last three games have all ended with margins of three goals, with the likes of Mason Greenwood, Bruno Fernandes and Anthony Martial in great form. However, according to the Daily Star, Solskjaer stands on the brink of setting a new Premier League record if he features the same starting XI that defeated Aston Villa 3-0 in their p...
Owen tips Greenwood to become Man Utd’s next Rooney
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Owen tips Greenwood to become Man Utd’s next Rooney

Former Manchester United striker Michael Owen thinks that Mason Greenwood can become their new Wayne Rooney. United have not had a talisman in the number 10 position since Rooney left the club. While Marcus Rashford has emerged as a world star, he is more of a winger. And Owen thinks Greenwood can become their Rooney in the next year or two. He told Premier League Productions: "I still think that Manchester United could do with – I know it's impossible but if they could find that next Wayne Rooney, that next 19, 20, 21-year-old who was going to be there for the next 10 years… "They've almost been getting by with Ibrahimovic, getting by with Ighalo. "These players are very good but coming to the end of their career but they probably need to find that one like a Rooney, rig...
Everton vs Man Utd: Ighalo to Start as Solskjaer Reveals Squad for EPL Clash
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Everton vs Man Utd: Ighalo to Start as Solskjaer Reveals Squad for EPL Clash

Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo, is set to make his first Premier League start for the club against Everton on Sunday, the Manchester Evening News reports. Ighalo was on from the start, as United thrashed Club Brugge 5-0 in the Europa League round of 32 on Thursday. Anthony Martial sat out the game with a thigh problem and was not seen with the rest of the squad, as they arrived at The Lowry Hotel on Saturday. Ighalo last started a Premier League game on New Year’s Day in 2017. United are unbeaten in seven matches across all competitions and could be one point behind fourth-placed Chelsea, if they win at Everton. Confirmed United squad members: David de Gea, Sergio Romero, Nathan Bishop, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Diogo Dalot, Eric Bailly, Victor Lindelof, Harry Magui...
Nairabet Founder Shares Picture With Man Utd Youngster Mason Greenwood, Reveals Reason For His Recent Success
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Nairabet Founder Shares Picture With Man Utd Youngster Mason Greenwood, Reveals Reason For His Recent Success

Nairabet Founder and Federal Lawmaker Oloye Akin Alabi has shared a photo in which he strikes a poses with Manchester United sensational younger mason greenwood Oloye Akin Alabi Explaining the reson behind The youngster’s fine form this season said “ I transferred some of my blessings to Mason Greenwood last May. See how he is doing well. Fantabulous!
Race for Champions League Places Hots up as Arsenal, Man Utd Win
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Race for Champions League Places Hots up as Arsenal, Man Utd Win

Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal all won this weekend, as the race to finish in Champions League places in England begins to hot up. Frank Lampard’s men who were fourth before any ball was kicked, defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in Saturday’s early kick-off. The Blues’ double over Jose Mourinho’s men opened up a four-point gap between them and Spurs ahead of today’s games. United closed the gap to three points, with an easy 3-0 victory over Watford at Old Trafford. Bruno Fernandes scored from the penalty spot, before Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood sealed the points for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men. They are now fifth on the log. Wolverhampton Wanderers are still in the conversation for European places and Arsenal continued their steady climb up the table, with a ...
Solskjaer Makes Demand From Martial after Man United’s 3-0 win Over Watford
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Solskjaer Makes Demand From Martial after Man United’s 3-0 win Over Watford

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has called on forward, Anthony Martial to keep on scoring for the club following their 3-0 win over Watford in the Premier League on Sunday. Man United defeated Watford at Old Trafford, thanks to three goals from Bruno Fernandes, Anthony Martial, and Mason Greenwood. Martial’s goal against Watford means the France international has now scored three goals in his last three games for the Red Devils against Chelsea, Club Brugge, and Watford. Speaking after the game, Solskjaer was quoted by MEN as telling reporters at his post-match conference: “I am happy for Martial. He has had a fantastic week and I am one of his biggest critics. “I keep on demanding different stuff from him. “But this week he has come up with a number nine...
Solskjaer Gives Condition for Ighalo to Start Against Watford
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Solskjaer Gives Condition for Ighalo to Start Against Watford

Manchester United manager, Ole Solskjaer, has said the fitness of Mason Greenwood and Anthony Martial, will determine if Odion Ighalo will start against Watford on Sunday. Ighalo has made two substitute appearances since he joined the Red Devils on a six-month loan. The Nigerian striker was introduced late on against Chelsea in the Premier League and Club Brugge in the Europa League. Greenwood was not in the team that faced Club Brugge on Thursday due to illness, but Martial has started nine of the last 10 matches. “Everyone says that [players raise their game] against their old team when they score, but there are also many games when you don’t score. “Odion is getting more and more minutes, but [whether he starts] depends on Mason as well of course, and how Anthony [Mar...
Mason Greenwood Makes History in Man United’s 6-0 Thrashing of Tranmere
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Mason Greenwood Makes History in Man United’s 6-0 Thrashing of Tranmere

Manchester United forward, Mason Greenwood on Sunday made history in his side’s FA Cup 6-0 thrashing of Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park. Greenwood converted a second half penalty against the host to take his tally to 10 goals for the Red Devils so far this season. According to Metro UK, the 18-year-old is now the youngest United player to score ten goals for the club since Norman Whiteside in 1984 (36 years ago). Captain Harry Maguire had opened the scoring for the visitors before Diogo Dalot, Jesse Lingard, Phil Jones, and Anthony Martial made it 5-0 for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side at half time. Mason Greenwood scored a goal in the second half to ensure Man United qualified for the fifth round of the competition. United will now take on Manchester Ci...
Rashford Grabs Brace as Man Utd Crush Norwich
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Rashford Grabs Brace as Man Utd Crush Norwich

Marcus Rashford marked his 200th appearance for Manchester United with two goals that restored some much-needed confidence in a 4-0 Premier League victory over bottom side Norwich. Anthony Martial and impressive teenager Mason Greenwood were also on the mark as Ole Gunner Solskjaer’s team maintained their hopes of qualifying for next seasons Champions League. Not for the first time this season, it was Rashford, who has now scored 19 times in his past 23 games for United and England, who was his team’s key performer. Rashford struck in the 27th minute after largely unrelenting United pressure with an instinctive finish, although the goal owed everything to a fantastic assist from Juan Mata. The Spanish playmaker received a long pass from Victor Lindelof and, after Todd Cantw...
Greenwood Is 3rd Youngest Utd PL Scorer & Youngest Player To Score This Season
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Greenwood Is 3rd Youngest Utd PL Scorer & Youngest Player To Score This Season

Mason Greenwood scores his first EPL goal vs Sheff Utd, he is now the first 18-year-old to score in the Premier League this season. At 18 years and 54 days old, Mason Greenwood is the third youngest Premier League goalscorer for Manchester United after Danny Welbeck (17 years and 355 days) and Federico Macheda (17 years and 226 days). The flying forward was on target as Sheffield United held Manchester United to a 3-3 draw on Sunday.
Greenwood vindicates United’s Lukaku call – Solskjaer
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Greenwood vindicates United’s Lukaku call – Solskjaer

Mason Greenwood has proved it was the right decision to let Romelu Lukaku leave Old Trafford, according to Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Greenwood, 17, became the youngest United player to score in Europe with the winner in a 1-0 victory against FC Astana in the Europa League on Thursday night and Solskjaer believes the club's decision to let Lukaku move to Inter Milan without signing a replacement has been justified. "For me it was the right decision for the club," Solskjaer told a news conference. "He is going to be important for us this season. He's not played a lot so far, but he'll get minutes." Greenwood started in a youthful team that also included Angel Gomes, Tahith Chong and Axel Tuanzebe. United are keen to secure Greenwood's long-term future with a ne...
What Solskjaer Said about Man United’s Embarrassing 2-0 Loss to Cardiff
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What Solskjaer Said about Man United’s Embarrassing 2-0 Loss to Cardiff

Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has revealed why his side lost 2-0 to relegated Cardif City on Sunday. He also spoke about young Mason Greenwood who made his senior team debut today. He said it was a ‘joy’ to watch Greenwood make his full debut in their insipid defeat to Cardiff. The 17-year-old Greenwood made his first career start up front and managed six efforts on goal, including one strike that was tipped onto the post by Neil Etheridge. “We’ve been poor,” Solskjaer told Sky Sports. “We’ve hit a brick wall towards the end of the season. Very disappointing. The big plus is the season’s over, draw a big line over it and look forward. “Because we know we are too far behind where we want to be, 98 and 97 points is exceptional,the two teams, we’re five o...
Manchester United vs West Ham: Solskjaer’s Squad for EPL Clash Revealed
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Manchester United vs West Ham: Solskjaer’s Squad for EPL Clash Revealed

Manchester United youngsters, Mason Greenwood and Angel Gomes, have been included in the provisional squad for their Premier League match against West Ham. Greenwood, 17, and Gomes, 18, arrived with the rest of the United first-team squad at the Lowry Hotel on Friday night, the Manchester Evening News reports. There was no sign of Ander Herrera or Nemanja Matic, who have been struggling with injury and illness. Matteo Darmian and Marcos Rojo are in contention for the game at full-back due to the suspensions of Ashley Young and Luke Shaw. Confirmed United squad members: David de Gea, Sergio Romero, Lee Grant, Diogo Dalot, Chris Smalling, Matteo Darmian, Victor Lindelof, Marcos Rojo, Phil Jones, Scott McTominay, Fred, Paul Pogba, Juan Mata, Andreas Pereira, Angel Gomes, Je...

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