Watch: Greenwood channels his inside Berbatov with the skill of a grimy touchline

Mark Noble did not have the simplest evening of his career as Manchester United face West Ham within the FA Cup, whereas Mason Greenwood may have given him flashbacks to face Dimitar Berbatov.

The Hammers midfielder, 33, is old sufficient to have played against Berbatov, who left the Premier League after a stint with Fulham back in 2014, so he must be well conscious of the skills that mercurially proficient forwards can United possessed them.

After a really promising start to his United career, Greenwood nonetheless has loads of heights to climb if he emulates the Bulgarian cult hero’s career, however has proven a touch of the identical type of technical skill.

Receiving the ball on the touchline, a great pirouette turned Noble – who had already been humiliated by Marcus Rashford – left in his mud as he dressed on the burners to run down the touchline.

Taking away such a skill was harking back to one in every of Berbatov’s brightest moments back in 2008, which additionally occurred to be against West Ham, with a turn executed fantastically by the road to set up Cristiano Ronaldo.


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