Mason Greenwood scored a fantastic free-kick from 25 yards for Man United u23's last night

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Manchester United have hit a bit of a lull in form since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took the reigns as full-time boss.

Paul Pogba and co have only managed to muster two wins in their last six and have it all to do on Tuesday evening, as they look to overturn a 1-0 deficit against Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-final second leg at the Nou Camp.

United are also in a scrap four a top four place, with Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea all fighting for third and fourth position and Ole's side currently sitting bottom of the pile in sixth.

The Red Devils looked anything but convincing in their laboured 2-1 win over West Ham United, with two Paul Pogba penalties needed to dispatch the East London side.

Clean sheets have been hard to come by for United's defence and David de Gea and goals have also dried up, with just six goals in their last six games.

Alexis Sanchez - who is currently on £500,000 a week - is still under-performing, whilst Romelu Lukaku continues to divide opinion over whether he is a 'Manchester United type of player'.

The growth of Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial have been two highlights, with both experiencing their best seasons for the club.

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But another youngster who is slowly emerging into the first team scene, is giving fans hope that they have potential star for the future.

Seventeen-year-old Mason Greenwood has been wowing fans with his performances for the under 23's, and did so again against Newcastle on Monday night.

Greenwood - who wasn't even born when Solskjaer scored the winner in the 1999 Champions League final - scored a sumptuous 25-yard free-kick, to send the United faithful's pulses racing.

It's early days at the moment, but a careful integration into the first team squad could see him featuring on a regular basis sooner rather than later.

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