Mason Greenwood believes Manchester United teammate Marcus Rashford has had the most important affect on his profession up to now.
The 18-year-old loved a breakthrough season underneath Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, netting 18 targets in all competitions to assist United safe a return to the Champions League.
Greenwood’s spectacular kind led to reward from legendary England forwards Alan Shearer and Wayne Rooney with Gareth Southgate rewarding his efforts with a debut call-up to the senior England nationwide staff.
The teen would have been joined by Rashford within the England camp earlier than an ankle harm compelled the left winger to withdraw from the squad.
Greenwood heaped reward on his countryman and named him as somebody he seems to be as much as.
“Marcus,” he mentioned when requested who has been the most important affect on his profession up to now. “He is taken the identical path as me on the membership.
“He is helped me lots and he is executed the identical factor as me.
“He is been in my place and is aware of the way it feels. It is good to have somebody like that and somebody to look as much as but additionally I play with him which is a bonus.
“He is a great lad. We’re all happy with him. It is superb what he is making an attempt to do [off the pitch].”
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Rooney claimed Greenwood was the perfect finisher at United and backed him to be a viable understudy for Harry Kane within the nationwide setup.
Greenwood acknowledged his feedback however reiterated his concentrate on bettering.
He mentioned: “It is good to listen to them issues nevertheless it’s about staying targeted and proving the purpose on the pitch. Wayne is an enormous United legend so it is superb to listen to. I’ve watched him as a child so to listen to issues like that places a smile on my face.
“Each younger child loves the goalscorers, so hopefully someday [I’ll lead the line].”