Graeme Souness has declared that he believes Mason Greenwood was the ‘star of the present’ in Manchester United 5-1 thrashing of Leeds on Saturday – not Paul Pogba.
Pogba was praised by many observers for his efficiency, as a result of truth he recorded 4 assists in a shocking efficiency within the Premier League opener.
The French World Cup winner created objectives for Fred, Mason Greenwood and two for Bruno Fernandes, who bagged a hat-trick.
Nevertheless, Souness insisted that it was actually English teenager Greenwood, not Pogba nor Fernandes, who shone brightest on Saturday.
When requested to call his title contenders this season, the Liverpool legend mentioned on Sky on Sunday: “I feel it’s important to embrace United in that.
“Taking a look at them yesterday, they appeared threatening, optimistic.
“They’ve acquired a little bit of momentum, crowd appeared to be with them, they’ve signed good gamers.
“For me, yesterday, the star of the present was Mason Greenwood.
“For a younger boy, I believed he was sensational.”
At this level fellow pundit Micah Richards began laughing, as Souness’ obvious agenda in opposition to Pogba continued.
The Scot has been recognized to be crucial of Pogba up to now, together with his earlier tirades in opposition to the Man United star seeing him develop into a everlasting meme on-line.
Richards interjected: “Pogba’s had 4 assists, although…”
Souness replied: “We anticipate that for a £100million man.”
He then even recommended United wasted their cash on signing Sancho, with proficient attacker Greenwood already of their ranks.
The no-nonsense pundit added: “I used to be gonna get spherical to the purpose that they’ve spent £70million-odd on Sancho, perhaps that could be one thing they give the impression of being again on and suppose, ‘Did we have to spend that cash?’
“As a result of that boy, he’s a finisher, and I feel he’s gonna be a high participant.”
Rio Ferdinand replied on social media by merely tweeting: “Come on, Graeme.”
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