Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is able to hand Mason Greenwood a extra superior, central hanging position regardless of his obvious back-tracking over the severity of the harm sustained by Anthony Martial.
Man Utd battled arduous to cement sink a decided Brighton facet at Previous Trafford. Former Crimson Satan Danny Welbeck put the Seagulls in entrance earlier than second half strikes from a pair of Man Utd attackers settled the competition. A kind of, Greenwood, seems to be prone to get a run within the facet now in gentle of Martial’s harm. After the match, Solskjaer warmly praised the teenager for his efficiency.
Requested if the scrappy winner was his favorite aim by Greenwood thus far, Solskjaer stated: “Yeah, positively, so comfortable for him.
“Happy along with his total efficiency once more excellent. He was vivid, tidy, clear on the ball, hit the put up and one which went over the bar, perhaps deflected, within the second half.
“When he will get these objectives, we all know that he’s going so as to add one other dimension to his sport. Very, more than happy.”
He added: “He’s studying on a regular basis from Edinson Cavani. He will be deadly in that place.”
Greenwood now seems to be prone to begin up entrance in Thursday’s Europa League quarter-final first leg towards Granada. They then face a go to to Tottenham on Sunday.
As for Martial, confusion reigns over whether or not he will probably be seen once more earlier than the season is out.
Martial, 25, featured for France towards Ukraine and Kazakhstan final week earlier than selecting up a knee harm.
Talking after the match, Solskjaer stated he anticipated him to overlook the remainder of the season.
“Dropping Anthony for what is likely to be the remainder of the season could be very disappointing,” stated Solskjaer.
“Studies from France had been that it wasn’t severe nevertheless it seems to be a nasty one.”
Solskjaer later added on BT Sport that the membership “hope to get him again earlier than the top of the season however we’re undecided”.
Martial has scored seven objectives for United total this season however has simply three in 19 appearances in 2021.
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Objective owed to work “behind the scenes” – Greenwood
United matchwinner Greenwood additionally spoke to the press, telling Sky Sports activities: “It was a tough night time. Once they scored the primary aim we knew we needed to react and put in a greater efficiency. Everybody was wonderful within the second half.
“I don’t assume we began very nicely however we knew we needed to change on and be centered,” Greenwood stated. “We should always have began that from the second we got here out, nevertheless it’s a great three factors. There was quite a lot of males behind the ball and we needed to have that inventive spark.
“It’s a confidence booster, I’ve not scored as many within the Premier League. I scored a header tonight which is one thing I’ve been engaged on rather a lot behind the scenes.”
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