Mason Greenwood is an outstanding expertise, there’s completely no doubting that.
However the teenager is way from the completed product and that was clear for all to see in Manchester United’s 6-1 drubbing by the hands of Tottenham on Sunday.
The arrival of Edinson Cavani may change that.
The Uruguay worldwide, who joined Manchester United on deadline day on a free switch on Monday, has made his identify as one among world’s most deadly strikers over the previous decade and may very well be the right mentor for Greenwood.
He has netted a staggering 341 objectives since arriving in Europe with Palermo in 2007 – and positively has a excessive opinion of himself.
The 33-year-old described himself because the ‘final finisher’ again in 2017, as he propelled PSG to a fifth consecutive Ligue 1 triumph.
“My fashion of sport is a little bit of a mixture between a contemporary participant and custom striker, extra aggressive. The true final finisher,” he mentioned.
“We work for that, to attain. It’s like a dedication, an obligation we take with ourselves.
“If you attain the second to attain it’s like liberating completely different feelings akin to pleasure, happiness and likewise satisfaction.
“You already know you’re doing what your group wants, objectives. For all of this I really feel pleased and particular in a means.”
“To change into a striker you want dedication, focus and professionalism,” he added.
“After they move you the ball inside the world, the very first thing you consider is to attain. To seek out the easiest way to complete.
“When you end up in between two opposing defenders, the very first thing that involves thoughts is the motion that offers you the prospect and to finish the motion earlier than they cease you.”
Cavani’s transfer to United has definitely raised a number of eyebrows, however may it have been a masterstroke from the membership?
A expertise like Greenwood now has the right position mannequin to study from – solely time will inform if it pays off.