Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Rio Ferdinand had been unanimous of their reward of Mason Greenwood on Sunday as Man Utd got here from behind to beat Brighton 2-1.
The Gulls took the lead by way of Danny Welbeck within the first half however second-half strikes by Marcus Rashford and Greenwood noticed the Red Devils turn the battle on its head.
One other comeback victory means Man Utd are actually in second place 4 points forward of Leicester City in third place and extra importantly 11 points off fifth-placed Tottenham, with a spot in subsequent season’s Champions League look extra and extra doubtless.
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Greenwood’s position could possibly be elevated within the coming weeks with Rashford leaping with a foot concern on Sunday and Anthony Martial could possibly be dominated out for the remainder of the season with a knee injury.
And Solskjaer was full of reward for the England international’s player however has now insisted on doing it week in week out.
Solskjaer said: “Mason was mature. As we speak he was one among our brightest players. It was clear, it was neat and acquired the goal.
“It is headed contained in the six yards field and that is what we want extra from Mason. ‘Brighton is all the time tough to play. We have had good outcomes and we have needed to win them hard. We managed to discover a approach within the second half. ”
And Ferdinand was additionally eager to reward the young man by praising the “unbelievable runs” he makes to his fellow Man Utd.
Ferdinand said BT Sport: “They struggled within the first half however improved and acquired the job carried out. It wasn’t excellent however they acquired the win.
“The goal from Greenwood, that is the intuition of an attacker, this child is an attacker. What I used to be happy with with Greenwood was its total recreation. His motion and the way in which he retained possession was massive.
“He makes unbelievable runs. He must maintain making these runs as a result of his teammates will finally discover him. For somebody so young to be doing it when not in goal-rich kind tells me so much about it. He has the correct angle. ”