The 18-year-old hitman has been a regular feature in the first-team squad this season and has already netted six goals in all competitions for the club this season. That's just natural for him.
United have a decision now whether to bring Greenwood in from the start.More news: Ranked Barty named WTA Player of the Year
But Solskjaer saw something in Greenwood even when he was a player at United and his eldest son Noah was in the club's youth set-up. He is a natural footballer.
Fred, Scott McTominay and Marcus Rashford remained on the bench during the Alkmaar game, while David De Gea, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Luke Shaw, Victor Lindelof and Daniel James were given the night off, ahead of this weekend's Premier League duties. It is about sharing minutes and finding the right minutes.
"As a forward player ever since I've come through they always compare you with forwards that have been in the past and it's something that you don't really have much of an input on", Rashford said. "He needs to develop his heading then he can be a proper striker".More news: Kendall Jenner mocks sister Kylie's makeup look on 'KUWTK'
"I've seen a few good ones, I played with Wazza [Wayne Rooney], natural finishing he's one of the best I've seen". "Of course he is ready to play in the Premier League".
"We just had to get the troops together and get back to what we're good at - more aggressive, more urgency without the ball, more composure on the ball".More news: What Chrissy Teigen can't stand about John Legend