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Solskjaer tips Mason Greenwood to become a 'complete' striker

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has tipped their young attacker Mason Greenwood to become a ‘complete’ striker after he scored, once again on Sunday against Watford at Old Trafford.

United are pushing hard for a Champions League berth with Paddy Power still acting them as favourites to qualify, and no one is helping the cause as much as their 18-year-old wonderkid.

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Mason Greenwood has now netted 11 goals in 15 starts for Manchester United, scoring his 11th in their 3-0 win over Watford and the Red Devils manager feels that he is already ready for an extended run of starts in the first-team.

Solskjaer said:

“If he keeps fit, it’s up to him (to keep his place).

“The whole season he’s had says a lot for him. He is just going to be better and better. He is only 18, not fully grown into his body. He’s not like Wayne Rooney at 18. In a couple of years’ time he will be more or less the complete No9.”

Marcus Rashford is still out injured, Greenwood will be expected to shoulder more of the scoring burden alongside Anthony Martial as United look to progress in the Europa League and push for a top four place in the Premier League.

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