MORNING, UNITED FANS
Donny van de Beek and Mason Greenwood have been tipped to make use of Tuesday’s 4-1 Champions League win over Istanbul Basaksehir as an enormous springboard to their United seasons.
Holland midfielder Van Beek shone in a brand new function throughout solely his fifth begin whereas England striker Greenwood got here on to offer an help – incomes comparisons with Previous Trafford strike legend Ruud van Nistelrooy
Each males are urgent for extra common motion as tenth-placed United go to Southampton, 5 locations above them, within the Premier League on Sunday.
And £40million summer time purchase 12 Van Beek, who performed deeper towards Basaksehir to offer Bruno Fernandes extra attacking freedom, stated: “It labored rather well. Some video games I play No 10 and generally the coach wants me within the management place.
“That’s advantageous for me as a result of once I performed at Ajax, I used to be taking part in in these positions, so it’s OK.”
In the meantime, ex-United and England defender Rio Ferdinand stated of Greenwood: “He’s going to be a beast to go along with the method he’s bought, the understanding, his spacial consciousness, he performs off each toes.
“We discuss Ruud van Nistelrooy, it excites you if you see finishers that end aggressively, however with precision. He has that in abundance.”
However Ferdinand’s former Previous Trafford team-mate Paul Scholes claims Greenwood’s “moody” attacking rival Anthony Martial is “not centre-forward”.
Scholes claims Martial struggles along with his again to the aim – however can come alive when operating at gamers.
Fellow United frontman Marcus Rashford will win a Particular Award on the BBC Sports activities Persona of the 12 months – however NOT be shortlisted for the primary prize.
SPOTY guidelines imply Rashford’s campaign totally free faculty meals can’t be a consider nominations for the highest gong as it’s primarily based on sporting achievement.