Alan Shearer puzzled why Mason Greenwood wasn’t deployed as a central striker for Manchester United in opposition to Southampton the day before today.
Speaking on Match of the Day 2 remaining evening, Shearer quizzed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s determination to not play Greenwood down the center at Saint Mary’s on Sunday.
United may just simplest arrange a draw with their hosts, having long gone at the back of within the first part.
They burst again into lifestyles after the period and had been stage on 55 mins due to a Greenwood purpose.
The youngster is now on two out of 2 for the marketing campaign, construction upon his opening day strike at house to Leeds United.
However, he was once pressured to play out broad because of the reintroduction of Anthony Martial as the principle no.9.
Martial struggled to make any vital have an effect on at the tie and was once changed simply prior to the hour mark.
Shearer suggests Greenwood is going up most sensible
Shearer could not imagine Greenwood made approach for his French teammate, urging Solskjaer to reposition the attackers for the following sport.
“I used to be rather shocked in his group variety lately, when it comes to enjoying Martial down the center,” stated the Newcastle United icon.
“I watched Greenwood remaining week as a centre-forward, that is the place he will finally end up, I’ve for sure about that and he’ll rating lots and a number of objectives. He’s were given that a lot about him.
“So when he performed that smartly remaining week, I believed he presented the entirety. He presented a risk operating at the back of, coming quick, spinning, I believed he was once very good.
“So to then transfer him in order that Martial can come within the center lately, I did not assume United had that spark that they had remaining week and that was once possibly one of the crucial causes.”
Greenwood was once on most sensible shape when United hosted Leeds at Old Trafford previous this month.
His motion and working out of his colleagues was once very good.
He completed off a advantageous Paul Pogba go in normally unerring style, a mixture that still unlocked Southampton.
The identical can’t be stated for Martial, who presented little or no as United’s point of interest down via the coast.
With Jadon Sancho but to begin for the membership and Marcus Rashford nonetheless to go back, the previous Monaco big name would possibly in finding his alternatives reduce because the weeks cross via.
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