Sheringham, who spent three very successful years at United under Sir Alex Ferguson, certainly knew how to find the back of the net and he admitted that he thought Greenwood was a centre-forward, but that he's still got to develop to excel in that role.
"I saw Denis Irwin in Dubai and I spoke to him about Greenwood," Sheringham told the Manchester Evening News via 978bet.
"I said I thought that's where Greenwood was going to be heading [playing at centre-forward]. He said to me 'no he's more of a number 10'. Again, he's scored his goals throughout his United career, youth career, but Denis thinks he's more of a number 10.
"I thought he was developing as a number nine and you know, United were planning on keeping him there for the long run, learning off Cavan. Denis sees it a little bit differently and he sees Greenwood more often than I do.
"He [Greenwood] definitely knows where the goal is. I love the way he finishes, very, very clever. Whether he gets in the six-yard box enough for a centre-forward, I don't know. He scores good goals rather than a lot of goals more often than not, I think.
"If he's going to learn, if he's going to be a number nine, then he needs to get in the six-yard box a little bit more often."
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