Man Utd legend sends James Wilson a message.


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has given the Red Devils' young striker a good advice saying - copy your game from Robin van Persie's. The baby face assassin [Solskjaer] was clinical in front of goal during his hay days at Old Trafford and his winning goal against Bayern Munich in the 1999 Champions League final at the Camp Nou was one night the United faithful will never forget.

Wilson - who the Norwegian has advised turned 19 weeks ago - started in Sunday's 3-0 win over bitter rivals Liverpool and the Reds legend reckons he will come good for the club.

"I never trained James Wilson during my time as Reserves manager at United," Solskjaer told United Review as reported by ManUtd.com. "But I was well aware of him. "I got to work with the gang from 1993, with Ryan Tunnicliffe, Paul Pogba and so on, but James was among the 1995 boys. I watched him regularly playing in the Under-18s and Under-16s and we all knew he was going to have a chance. "There's definitely something there. He's got pace, he can finish and, when his body fills out, he'll improve even more. "As a young striker, he can't have a better mentor than Robin van Persie – my message would be to just copy your game from his, it's that simple!"

Written by @Chukkymufc


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