Dwight Yorke has urged Mason Greenwood to maintain a degree head at Manchester United in gentle of his sensible breakthrough Premier League season.
The 18-year-old has dazzled with 14 objectives in all competitions this time period, along with his newest an expertly-taken strike within the Crimson Devils’ 3-Zero victory at Brighton on Tuesday.
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Greenwood has been heralded as the following famous person to return out of United’s academy and is proving he’s definitely worth the hype, and Yorke believes he has even been as spectacular as Outdated Trafford icon Wayne Rooney when he broke onto the scene with Everton in 2002.
When requested to check the 2, Yorke mentioned: “He’s totally different. Rooney got here in at Everton as No.10 or in that kind of space. Greenwood is extra of a winger, likes to assault you and isn’t seen as a centre-forward. By way of pound for pound, he appears equally spectacular when it comes to what he has finished.
“I really feel like he has all of the substances to be successful. He’s obtained the suitable mentality and persona – overlook the soccer aspect as a result of that speaks for itself, however the way in which he conducts himself too, he doesn’t appear to hunt the limelight both which is a uncommon factor for a younger participant.
“Usually sufficient, all these gamers need the limelight, the quick automotive, the large money and all the things and I like what I see.
“From what I’m listening to within the camp he’s very degree headed and when it comes to what he has finished, you must put him with the likes of Wayne Rooney. Can he go one other step? I don’t know.
“This child is simply 18 and already enjoying at such a excessive degree for such a excessive profile group and the publicity comes with it.
“With Ole on the membership he has to verify his foot is firmly on the bottom.”
Yorke, who shaped an excellent strike pressure with Andy Cole throughout his 4 years at Outdated Trafford, insisted United’s entrance line have the expertise to be as profitable as his within the late 90s and early 2000s.
“We’re speaking about younger gamers with tempo and energy, who even have a watch for objective,” he added, when requested to check the 2 assaults.
“They’re enjoying with the attacking aptitude that we all the time related ourselves with. That provides me hope as a result of I consider in the previous few years that we now have been enjoying on the again foot.
“United ought to all the time play on the entrance foot and when you will have performed with tempo and energy and with goal-scoring capacity that we now have, w.e simply want these artistic gamers to get the ball to ahead. “Bruno has are available and finished that and made such a big effect.”