Tension in Manchester as Man United Fans Return Player’s Merchandise After His Arrest

Tension in Manchester as Man United Fans Return Player’s Merchandise After His Arrest

Chukwu Ikechukwu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:55 PM
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  • Manchester United fans are demanding a refund after returning all of Mason Greenwood's jersey following the striker's arrest by Police over assault
  • Mason Greenwood was arrested on Sunday after allegations of sexual assault surfaced online with the United striker recorded on tape
  • The 20-year old has also been unfollowed on social media by his fellow United teammates after reports of the allegations surface

Fans of Manchester United have stormed the Club’s merchandise shop to return their Mason Greenwood jerseys and demand a refund after the United striker was arrested on Sunday according to The Paradise.

The 20-year old Manchester United striker has been in police custody since Sunday after the striker was accused of sexual violence.

Tension in Manchester as Man United Fans Return Player’s Merchandise After His Arrest
Mason Greenwood shirts and merchandise can no longer be purchased on United's online store. Photo by Matthew Ashton
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Videos and pictures of a woman badly injured was posted on social media as the lady accused the Manchester United striker of physically assaulting her.

And a number of fans have now turned up at the United megastore demanding a refund for replica Greenwood No 11 shirts that they no longer want.

Greenwood faces sponsorship backlash after assault arrest

Meanwhile, Mason Greenwood is facing heavy backlash from major brands following allegations of sexual assault levelled against the 20-year old striker.

The Daily Mail reports Manchester United have now removed all Mason Greenwood merchandise from the club website on Monday.

United’s shirt sponsors TeamViewer said they are ‘closely monitoring developments’ and official partner Cadbury announced Greenwood will not feature on any of their marketing products.

It was also reported that major sportswear manufacturing company Nike, said it is deeply concerned by the allegations made against the Manchester United striker and also noted it was continuing to monitor the situation.

Man United Stars Unfollow Mason Greenwood

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Cristiano Ronaldo has led Man United stars in unfollowing Mason Greenwood after the youngster was arrested over assault allegations.

Greenwood is understood to have spent the night in custody after the police swooped over claims made on Sunday morning, January 30.

A host of United teammates have now unfollowed the youngster on social media, with Ronaldo among the first to do that.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..