Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United ahead Mason Greenwood is”among the greatest finishers” he’s seen.
Greenwood is to start a match this season, but Solskjaer confirmed the 17-year-old will probably have an important role to play against Astana since United start their Europa League campaign.
Asked what advice he’d give the adolescent, the United boss said:”He is still quite young but he’s maturing and he’s developed so much since I arrived .
“His appetite for soccer is increasing. I don’t need to put too much stress on him from like yourself go out there and work hard.
“When you have got strikers who can score goals, you shouldn’t lose the desire of scoring goals. Never reduce the appetite of creating opportunities and plan to take yours.
“Mason is one of the best finishers I’ve seen and I have played quite a few decent ones.”
David de Gea will likely soon be replaced in goal by Sergio Romero on Thursday despite signing a new long-term contract on Monday.
Although discussions over a new deal took longer than expected, Solskjaer voiced his pleasure on the news and considers the Spain international is focused again.
“Most of the time people have to maintain who we would like to keep,” he explained. “The more it went on the more I must speak to David and that I was confident we would create it.
“David is thrilled and I think you could see the attention in his eyes against Leicester. As you feel secure behind, it gives a boost to everyone in front of him and he has really worked hard this season. I am sure he will be a part of succeeding in United.
“Obviously he has signed his contract but Sergio will play Thursday for certain. He’s proven to be a leading, high’keeper supporting David, so it’s time for him to possess some much-needed game ”
United have been given an accident boost ahead of this game with Jesse Lingard and Diogo Dalot.
However, Anthony Martial Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw all stay sidelined, and summer signing Daniel James is also out after picking up a knock against Leicester.
Solskjaer confirmed because he intends to give the players in his group more moments defender Axel Tuanzebe will start against Astana.
“Axel is going to start. We have got a large squad and pre-season went really well,” he explained.
“Axel is only one that did not make the starting eleven so today it is an opportunity for him to find a while. There will be a few young ones”
16, charlie Wellens, has been released into the for the first time before the game. The midfielder is the son.
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