On the field, Manchester United’s struggles have been evident. Over the last week or so, though, the club have been doing their bit to tie our talented youngsters down to new contracts.
A few days ago it was Brandon Williams’ turn. Last night, we covered a story in which Mason Greenwood had put pen to paper, keeping him at Old Trafford until at least 2023.
The mega-talented 18-year-old is the shining light coming from the famed United academy at the moment and to learn that his future is now secure until he’s 23 is huge.
It gives Greenwood the ability to solely focus on playing his football without the pressure. Now, it’s up to the young man to develop, grow and master his craft.
With two goals in two starts against Astana and Rochdale, expect Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to slowly drip-feed Greenwood Premier League minutes – and when he’s ready, no doubt starts will come his way with regularity.
For now, let’s enjoy the best fan reaction to the news. One supporter claimed Greenwood is a future Ballon d’Or winner, though some aren’t as convinced with the deal – particularly as the teenager only signed a new deal in 2018…
What do you reckon?