Greater than Rashford?Greenwood sets Man Utd listing as Red Devils seal Europa League development
The young Red Devils Laboratory has surpassed Wayne Rooney to etch his name in to club background
Manchester United have promised a comfortable 3-0 win over Partizan from the Europa League on Thursday with Mason Greenwood establishing a new club record in the procedure.
The 18-year old opened the scoring in Old Trafford at the 21st moment before putting up Anthony Martial to the Red Devils’ second at the 33rd.
In bagging a goal and an assist, Greenwood became the club’s youngest ever player to score and help in a European match.
Doing this 18 years and 37 days older, the exciting prospect broke a record formerly held by Wayne Rooney, that did exactly the exact same as a 18-year old at September 2004 from Fenerbahce.
18y 37Id – Aged 18 years and 37 times, Mason Greenwood is the youngest player to score and also help in a European match for Manchester United. Prodigy. pic.twitter.com/QvWnsTywwo
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) November 7, 2019
Marcus Rashford would include a third target for United soon following half-time as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side maintained a convincing win which ensures their location at the Europa League knockout stage.
Under-pressure director Solskjaer has been given a standing ovation as he left the Old Trafford pitch because he revealed his side can fire openly.
The Red Devils have claimed 10 points in their first four games in Europe this year, scoring five goals and also would be the sole team however to concede in the contest.
Greenwood has struck twice at the Europa League having scored the winner from Astana in September with Paul Scholes backing the adolescent to possibly become much better in front of goal than Rashford.
“If Marcus lacks anything it is a tiny bit of composure in front of goal,” Scholes advised BT Sport . “I believe Greenwood will become a much better goalscorer than Marcus. However, his (Rashford’s) all-purpose drama was brilliant.”
Rashford, meanwhile, was only pleased to see that his side’s attack begin to click having formerly managed only 1 shot on goal in their past two Europa League games.
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“To score three goals, of course we are very happy,” Rashford stated post-match. “It is something we have been concentrated on since the forward players. Hopefully now is only the beginning of it.
“He (Greenwood) has performed really well. He simply needs to maintain knuckling down and working hard and the targets will come since he’s got a great deal of quality”
While Rashford’s in general shape in front of goal was contested, he has now scored five goals in his last seven appearances at Old Trafford – one greater than he handled over 23 matches at home last year.