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Manchester United 1-0 Inter Milan: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer compares Mason Greenwood to Ryan Giggs and said teenager is ready for the first team


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had high praise for teenager Mason Greenwod following his impressive performance in Manchester United’s pre-season friendly with Inter Milan.

The 17-year-old scored the only goal of the game at the Singapore Stadium on Saturday.

Mason Greenwood scored for Man United against Inter Milan
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The young forward is making a big impression in pre-season for the Red Devils.

And Solskjaer says he could be set to play an important role for the club next season, and reminds him of club legend and former team-mate Ryan Giggs.

Speaking after the win against Inter, the manager said: “Mason’s never been on my mind to send out on loan, he’s one we have to keep at our place and it’s good for him and at the moment he’s fine.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was complimentary of Greenwood’s performance

“He reminds me a bit of the Giggsy story, you can’t send him on loan and he’s ready to be in this squad.

“He’s a nature finisher. He’s practising of course but he just knows where the goal is. Sometimes you get players like this and he’s a natural scorer.”

The United boss also gave an indication to defender Axel Tuanzebe may not be heading out on loan this season.

Tuanzebe impressed with Aston Villa as they were promoted to the Premier League last season.

They want him to return on another loan spell but that may not happen.

Solskjaer said: “He’s [Tuanzebe] got a future at Manchester United, of course he has.

“Today was a test for him, we know he can play at that level, that’s why he didn’t play against Leeds. Axel is the future of this club.”

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