Mason Greenwood Offered Escape Route from Manchester United by Serie A Giants

Mason Greenwood Offered Escape Route from Manchester United by Serie A Giants

Rene Otinga
updated at June 20, 2024 at 5:23 PM
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  • Manchester United are reportedly listening to offers for Mason Greenwood, who has been exiled from the club
  • Greenwood has not played for the Red Devils since 2022, but the club still decided to keep him on the list of retained players
  • The 22-year-old rediscovered his form in the 2023/2024 campaign during his season-long loan spell at La Liga outfit Getafe

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Mason Greenwood could play in the Serie A next season as two clubs are reportedly embroiled in a battle for his signature.

Manchester United are reportedly bracing themselves for a formal approach by Lazio, who are leading the race to sign the 22-year-old forward.

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Mason Greenwood could move to the Serie A as two Italian clubs are reportedly battling for his signature. Photo: Angel Martinez.
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Greenwood impressed in the La Liga during the 2023/2024 campaign, which he spent on loan at Getafe.

According to Transfermarkt, the England international made 36 appearances for Getafe across all competitions, scoring 10 goals and getting six assists.

His performances have led to several clubs expressing interest in him, including teams in Germany and Portugal.

ESPN reports that Lazio are ready to offer Manchester United a £30million fee, which could rise depending on Greenwood’s performance and achievements at the club.

The Rome-based club, who recently appointed ex-Hellas Verona manager Marco Baroni as their new manager, are long-time admirers of Greenwood and are reportedly trying to convince the forward that their project would suit him best as he continues to rebuild his career.

Last season, the club was willing to help the forward revive his career, but Greenwood ultimately settled on Getafe.

Lazio's lack of Champions League football next season gives them an upper hand over Juventus, which offers Greenwood less pressure if he moves to the Stadio Olimpico.

Does Greenwood have a future at Man United?

It is highly unlikely Greenwood will play for Manchester United again.

United kept the £75,000-a-week player, whose contract runs until 2025 because they wanted to avoid potential losses that would have come with ripping up his deal.

According to Sunsport, the striker’s representatives have been informed by United that the player is free to leave if a suitable offer rolls by.

Man United cannot sign Todibo

Sports Brief reported on why Manchester United are unable to sign Jean-Clair Todibo from OGC Nice.

The Red Devils have been in talks with French club Nice to negotiate a deal for the defender. Raphael Varane's departure at the end of the season has left Erik ten Hag bereft of options.

The deal is stalling because Man United and Nice are owned by the same person and are in the same UEFA competition next season.

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Rene Otinga is a sports journalist with over eight years of working experience in digital media. Rene's experience includes working as a Copywriter at X News Kenya and