Former Manchester United captain Rio Ferdinand likens Mason Greenwood to ex-Red Devils striker Ruud van Nistelrooy.
Former Manchester United captain Rio Ferdinand has compared the club’s teenage attacker Mason Greenwood to ex-Red Devils striker Ruud van Nistelrooy.
Greenwood has had a define of the side in recent weeks due to disease, however he returned off the bench against Istanbul Basaksehir in the Champions League on Tuesday night, providing the assist for Daniel James to score a 4th in the latter phases of the 4-1 win.
The 19-year-old has signed up two times in 9 appearances for United this season, while he has struck 19 goals in 62 trips for the 20-time English champions in all competitions since his debut.
Ferdinand has claimed that the England international is “going to be a beast” when he has completely developed physically, and the 42-year-old also compared Greenwood to the club’s former striker Van Nistelrooy, who scored 150 times in 219 appearances under Sir Alex Ferguson
“Look at him (Greenwood), he’s growing as well. He’s going to be a beast to go with the technique he’s got, the understanding, his spacial awareness, he plays off both feet,” Ferdinand informed BT Sport. When United travel
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