Ole Solskjaer praises Mason Greenwood for improving his fitness during the quarantine period imposed after widespread of Coronavirus.
Mason Greenwood looked more physically fit as he reportedly used the quarantine phase to enhance his fitness and the effects of it also appeared in the club training as per manager Ole Solskjaer.
The Norweigan manager appeared to be impressed with the fitness level achieved by Greenwood. As per the Sun, Solskjaer said: “Mason is a young boy. He’s still 18 and this lockdown period has done him all the good in the world.
“At his age, they do develop and fill out and Mason’s looking more and more like a man, so definitely it will help him. Sometimes early on you could see he was a kid.
“Now in training, he can use his strength better and he has done really well over the three or four weeks we have been training now. And his quality in front of goal has always been there and now he has the muscle to push defenders away.”
Solskjaer continued: “I am not sure it was deliberate but the fitness coaches have worked really well with him. He has got the rest and recovery period after for him what must have been an intense first full season with the first team. He is looking good.”
Meanwhile, Marcus Rashford, who got injured in March has regained in fitness and likely to start the game and Manchester United star midfielder Paul Pogba is expected to finally pair up with Bruno Fernandes in midfield for the first time since the Portuguese arrived at the club.