Jesse Lingard has lavished reward on his Manchester United teammate Mason Greenwood, and claims he nonetheless isn’t certain what the ahead’s most popular foot is as a result of technical prowess the teen possesses.
Greenwood has belied his tender age of 18 to take pleasure in a breakthrough marketing campaign at Outdated Trafford this season, scoring 12 targets and registering 4 assists in 40 appearances throughout all competitions in 2019/20.
“He is aware of the sport of soccer, he shoots proper to left foot. Nonetheless to this present day I don’t know what foot he’s,” Lingard instructed the Soccer Present on Sky Sports activities.
“He can rating free-kicks together with his left, take corners together with his proper. When he has been given the chance, he reveals what he can do.
“It doesn’t matter about age, so long as you may carry out on the day, and do the job for the group, you’ll be within the group. He’s studying at a speedy fee in the intervening time.”
Lingard additionally revealed that Greenwood ‘holds his personal’ within the United altering room when the banter begins flowing.
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He added: “Mason, he’s a cheeky chappy. He is an efficient lad, holds his personal within the altering room and holds his banter.”
In the meantime, Outdated Trafford loanee Odion Ighalo has drawn comparisons between the younger ahead and Robin van Persie.
“Mason is an excellent participant,” Ighalo, who signed a contract extension at United earlier this week, mentioned. “I believe I used to see with my eyes he’s wanting like Robin van Persie.
“He can shoot with each ft, he’s a really clever participant, younger and isn’t afraid.”