Ex-United defender says Greenwood has had biggest impact at the club since Ryan Giggs

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Mason Greenwood is the biggest youngester to have a huge impact at Manchester United, according to club legend, Paul Parker.

The 18 year old has been on a scoring spree since the Premier League restart, and picked up his 14th and 15th goals of the season, as Man United mauled Bournemouth 5-2 at Old Trafford.

His performances have earned him applauds from United fans and football legends, with the latest being Paul Parker.

Speaking recently during a chat on the Devils Talk podcast, the 56 year old said: “Maybe he’s the first since Ryan Giggs. People might say Paul Scholes and the others but people knew about them.

“Mason has been around but he’s suddenly come on.”

He added: “The lockdown period has made a huge difference.

“He now looks like a man. His body shape has changed… he looks more imposing.

“He is young but players know they can’t knock him around anymore. Someone could have told him to do it [bulk up] but you have to want to do it. He has.

“And now he has the potential to be a player the likes of which United haven’t had since Ryan.”

Greenwood recently matched Wayne Rooney’s record for goals scored by a player under 18 in a single Premier League season, after scoring his 6th in the 3-0 win at Brighton.