Mason Greenwood last season wore the number 26 jersey. In the 2020/2021 season Premier League this time, he chose a new number which is quite the number of a legend in Angry Satan, number 11.
Who else, MU legend who is identical to number 11 other than Ryan Giggs. Ryan Giggs is a MU academy graduate who broke into the main squad in 1991, under the tutelage of legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
Ryan Giggs, MU legend who wears number 11 (Stu Forster / ALLSPORT)
Ryan Giggs also defended Manchester United from 1991 to 2014. 23 years, he only defended the Red Devils!
Ryan Giggs recorded 928 appearances for United with a record of 161 goals and 248 assists. He presented 13 Premier League trophy titles and two Champions League titles.
Now, the jersey number 11 will be worn Mason Greenwood. What does Giggs think?
“He is a brilliant player. He can not only score one, but two goals in one game. He is young, very talented,” said Giggs as quoted by Metro.
Is wearing this number a burden for Mason Greenwood, Giggs?
“No he will not be pressured. He has shown that he is a great candidate and he will score more goals than me later,” said Giggs.
Mason Greenwood, talenta muda Manchester United (Getty Images/Pool)
Last season, Mason Greenwood recorded 49 appearances for the Red Devils in all competitions. 17 goals scored by the 18-year-old player.