Mason Greenwood became Manchester United’s highest scoring teenager in the Premier League with his goal against Aston Villa. #AVLMUN

Manchester United teenager Mason Greenwood has the talent to go right to  the very top - Sportindepth

Mason Greenwood hails from Bradford, West Yorkshire and was born on 01st October 2001. Greenwood joined the youth camp of Manchester United ever since he was six years old and has played for the different age-groups for the club over the years. After years of hard work, he finally made it to the under-18 team in 2017-18 season. The Youngster a fabulous season and went on to score 17 goals from the 21 appearance. On many occasions the legendary Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson would tell people of the “special” talent that Mason would one day break into the first team.

 Greenwood made us senior team debut on 6 March 2019 when he substitutes for Ashley Young in the 87th minute and Manchester United went on to win the match vs Paris Saint Germain in the UEFA Champions League by 3–1. In doing so he created a record of becoming the second youngest player to represent the club in a European competition at the age of 17 years and 156 days. Mason Greenwood made his Premier League debut on 10th March 2019 in a 2–0 loss to Arsenal. Ole Gunnar Solskjær showed trust in Greenwood ability and made his first start in the league in a match vs Cardiff City on 12th May 2019.

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The youngster has enjoyed a brilliant breakthrough season at Manchester United.  He is already been regarded as one of the most exciting young players in the world, and has already made an impact in the first team. Mason Greenwood is working hard on his game and the result are here to see for all. He is very hungry to score goals and become an inspiration for the future generation. Last night he started the match vs Aston Villa and helped the side by scoring at a very crucial goals which led to him creating a new record.

Greenwood broke the record set by club legend Wayne Rooney and become the highest scoring teenage star in Manchester United’s illustrious history. Greenwood was a constant threat to Villa during his 65 minutes on the pitch which led to score his 16th goals of premier league career.

The previous record was held by Club legend Rooney who was United’s previous highest-scoring teenager with 15 goals to his credit. But now Greenwood is determined to continue hitting the back of the net in order to scoring more goals and make it all the more remarkable journey. He further added that, “Hopefully there are many more to come. I’ll try and keep scoring goals so no one else can come and break the record in the future! I’m happy scoring goals.”

Manchester United came back to beat Aston Villa, major credit goes to Bruno Fernandes’ penalty, which followed Mason Greenwood and Edinson Cavani strike.  Greenwood also opened about the team’s another comeback on the road to delay Man City’s title coronation and said: “We’ve got a little bit of a bad habit. It’s not so bad if we come and get the three points; it’s just a wakeup call when they score. We know we can come back second half and get the three points. We need to work on it and not give little goals away in the first half so we don’t have to come back from behind.”


With the win, Manchester United have secured Champions League qualification and have tough week ahead. One of the reason being United are now almost certain to play out their final four games with the manager Solskjaer is planning to rotate his squad in order to keep them fit and fresh for the Europa League final Vs Villarreal in Gdansk, Poland, on 26th May.

Published by Vikram Roy Mehta

I am a friendly person, love to play football and hanging out with friends. My favourite places are at Mochas, Hochas or at MSVV playground. My mott - Never Say Never

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