Mason Greenwood has "never sulked" when asked to fill bench duty at Manchester United, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, with the teenage forward seeing his "great attitude" saluted.
A 19-year-old product of the Red Devils' famed academy system has started only 19 Premier League games this season, while also taking on a substitute role in Europa League competition.
He has been able to make a useful contribution to the collective cause, with a reputation being earned as something of a super-sub, and Solskjaer is delighted to see the promising youngster accepting whatever role is asked of him.
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What has been said?
Solskjaer has told United's official website of the selection posers he faces with so much talent at his disposal: "Every game is difficult because I’ve got players that I feel deserve game-time but that’s the privilege I’ve got because I’ve got many good players.
"But it’s also the downside for some of the players that are going to take a sidestep and wait for an opportunity.
"I think Mason’s attitude lately shows what a person he is and player he is.
"He’s never sulked when I’ve asked him to start of the bench. He’s come on - against Roma and Tottenham - and scored in both games and showed great attitude for the team."
Greenwood's record in 2020-21
Greenwood has taken in 47 appearances across all competitions this season, proving how valuable he is to Solskjaer.
Across those outings, 10 goals and five assists have been recorded.
A slight dip has been suffered by the youngster, as he found the target on 17 occasions in 2019-20.
He is, however, still learning his trade and has ideal role models alongside him in the form of fellow home-grown star Marcus Rashford and experienced frontman Edinson Cavani.
A new long-term contract was committed to back in February and Greenwood's next outing for United - which could come in the second leg of a Europa League semi-final clash with Roma on Thursday - will be his 100th for the club.