sport news Rio Ferdinand hails Man United forward Mason Greenwood as a 'future superstar'

'He scores as if you were writing a textbook': Rio Ferdinand hails Mason Greenwood as a 'future superstar' after teenage forward's stunning breakthrough season at Man United Greenwood scored 19 goals last season to announce his arrival on the big stage Man United forward is expected to play a leading role in the campaign ahead Old Trafford legend Ferdinand believes Greenwood is a natural-born goalscorer  Ferdinand also believes United shouldn't give up their pursuit of Jadon Sancho 

By Adam Shergold for MailOnline

Published: 06:49 BST, 12 September 2020 | Updated: 06:51 BST, 12 September 2020

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Rio Ferdinand believes Mason Greenwood is a 'superstar in the making' and described the teenage forward as a 'textbook goalscorer.'

The 18-year-old burst onto the scene last season at Old Trafford, scoring 19 goals during his first campaign with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's senior squad.

It led to Greenwood receiving his first England cap in last weekend's UEFA Nations League over Iceland.

Rio Ferdinand believes Man United forward Mason Greenwood will be a 'future superstar'

Rio Ferdinand believes Man United forward Mason Greenwood will be a 'future superstar'

Old Trafford legend Ferdinand said Greenwood's finishing ability are like from a 'textbook'

Old Trafford legend Ferdinand said Greenwood's finishing ability are like from a 'textbook'

But he was then sent home in disgrace after breaching Covid-19 protocols by sneaking two girls into the England team hotel.

However, United legend Ferdinand is confident Greenwood will go on to accomplish plenty in the game.

He told

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