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‘He does everything right’ Greenwood reveals he’s learning from Cavani

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Mason Greenwood says he has learnt a lot from teammate Edinson Cavani since the veteran forward joined Manchester United last summer.

Edinson Cavani has made a big impact since joining the Red Devils and Greenwood has hailed the influence of the 33-year-old so far.

The Uruguayan forward has scored five goals across all competitions for United, with four of them coming in the Premier League.

Cavani has proved to be crucial in his side’s title charge and the most notable came with his match-winning brace off the bench against Southampton.

Head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has also spoken about the 33-year-old’s influence on the club’s youngster so far.

Mason Greenwood is the latest to do so and says Cavani reminds him of two other professionals in the United team.

“He’s a top striker, you can tell the second he came here” Greenwood told the club’s official website.

“The stuff he does, the way he dresses himself, the way he trains, the way he does everything right as a footballer, really.

“He reminds me a lot of Juan [Mata] who’s here as well, and Nemanja [Matic] – two great professional players. It’s always good to have them in your team, as a young lad, to look up to.”

Asides his finishing abilities, Greenwood has also been left impressed with Cavani’s movement off the ball.

“For me, it’s his movement really. I’ve never seen a striker do as many movements.” he added.

“He does probably the same movement about six or seven times a game, like the one against Southampton, he does that every day in training. He scored two from doing the exact same thing.

“It’s good to see a high-level striker at the club you can take note of.”

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