Manchester United are long-term admirers of Jadon Sancho – however they have already got a participant on the membership who may very well be twice pretty much as good because the Borussia Dortmund starlet.
That’s in accordance with Simon Jordan, who gave his response to the information that the England starlet has put pen-to-paper on a brand new four-year contract at Outdated Trafford.
The 19-year-old academy graduate, who has been with the membership for the reason that age of seven, will stay at United till no less than the summer time of 2025 – with Jordan waxing lyrical in regards to the ahead on Tuesday afternoon.
“Youth growth ought to be sturdy on any membership’s listing of priorities, since you get gamers coming from with a sure pondering and a sure reflection of the membership you’re enjoying for,” Jordan advised talkSPORT.
“This man has come by means of with one of the best amenities and Man United have the decide of who they need so he would have come by means of schooled within the alternative that was with nice teaching.
“However take a look at the expertise he’s bought. I feel he has the potential to be a as soon as in a generational expertise.
“I take a look at the individuals like Jadon Sancho and the furore that was round him – however I feel Greenwood has the power to be twice the participant.
“Man United have achieved some excellent housekeeping as they’ve tied their younger participant all the way down to a five-year contract [effectively]. It’s wise enterprise defending their property and properly achieved to him.”
Greenwood has make 82 first-team appearances for the Crimson Devils since making his debut for the membership two years in the past, with United holding the choice to increase Greenwood’s contract by an additional 12 months.
“If you be part of the membership at seven years previous you simply dream of enjoying for the first-team sooner or later,” Greenwood mentioned.
“I’ve labored so onerous to achieve this stage and the final two years have been wonderful.
“I wish to thank the academy for all the pieces they’ve achieved for me and for his or her continued assist to today.
“There may be a lot that I wish to obtain within the sport and I do know that that is the right surroundings to play my soccer.
“With the assist from the supervisor, Kieran (McKenna) and the remainder of the teaching workers and so many nice gamers to study from; I do know that I’m growing each single day.
“There may be much more to return from myself and this staff and I’m so dedicated to working week in, week out to assist the group obtain success.
“I wish to repay the membership for the assist that everybody has given me through the years and present everybody simply what I’m able to.”
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer handed Greenwood his debut in opposition to Paris Saint-Germain within the Champions League again in March 2019 and has been delighted with the England worldwide’s progress.
“Mason is a unbelievable expertise and one more fantastic instance of the kind of participant that our academy produces,” the United boss mentioned.
“He has made nice progress this season, displaying actual maturity and flexibility to his sport which has seen him become probably the greatest younger gamers within the nation.
“While it’s straightforward for individuals outdoors of the membership to overlook that Mason is simply 19, it’s our job as coaches to make sure he reaches his phenomenal potential and each step we take is to assist him alongside that path.
“Mason is of course gifted and has a superb angle; we all know how vital he’s going to be for Manchester United over the approaching seasons.”