Greenwood is getting his chance to shine (Picture: Fantasista/Getty)Marcus Rashford has advised his manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to keep things simple with academy graduate Mason Greenwood in order to get the best out of the 17-year-old.The teenage forward came off the bench in Manchester United’s 4-0 win over Chelsea on Sunday and is expected to get opportunities to impress despite a training ground bust-up with former Arsenal attacker Alexis Sanchez.
Rashford is a big fan of his young team-mate and believes his development will be best served by allowing him freedom to play rather than overloading him with information.‘Mason is quite laid-back,’ Rashford told the club’s official website. ‘He just likes to enjoy his football.
Rashford is a fan of his young team-mates (Picture: Getty Images)‘I always think to myself that he’s not someone who you would necessarily give loads of information to.
Just tell him a few bits and let him just play; that’s how he gets about with his football.’AdvertisementAdvertisementAlso on the bench for the opening game of United’s season was 21-year-old centre-back Axel Tuanzebe.After impressing on loan at Aston Villa last year, Tuanzebe will stay at Old Trafford this season and Rashford is not surprised to see him forcing his way into the matchday squad.
Tuanezbe will get a chance to shine (Picture: Getty Images)‘For me, it’s no surprise to see the progress Axel has made,’ England international Rashford added.‘I’ve been playing with Axel since we were kids and I remember, at about 16 or 17, he was the toughest one-v-one defender that I’d ever trained or played against.
‘I’ve always expected this from him. It’s funny how things work out, but now’s his time.’More: Manchester United Transfer News
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