Mason Greenwood: Manchester United Star Reportedly Favours Move to Marseille

Mason Greenwood: Manchester United Star Reportedly Favours Move to Marseille

Fred Kennedy
updated at June 29, 2024 at 7:12 AM
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  • Manchester United striker, Mason Greenwood, is facing an uncertain future with the club weeks after his return from Getafe
  • Greenwood, who is yet to play for United for close to two years now, spent the 2023/24 season on loan with the La Liga squad
  • The 22-year-old was impressive during his temporary stay with Getafe, with his display earning him interest from other clubs

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Manchester United youngster, Mason Greenwood, has reportedly revealed the club he is open to joining this summer.

The star forward continues to face an uncertain future with the Red Devils, weeks after his loan deal with Getafe ended.

Mason Greenwood reportedly favours a move to Marseille. Photo by Angel Martinez.
Manchester United's Mason Greenwood, who spent the season on loan at Getafe, reportedly favours a move to Marseille. Photo by Angel Martinez.
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According to Metro UK, the 22-year-old has not played for the Premier League side since January 2022 when he was arrested for alleged assault and abuse.

However, the charges were dropped after more than a year of waiting, with United forced to ship him out to Getafe due to pressure.

Greenwood was impressive for the Spanish side during his stay at the club, with his performances earning him interest from other top clubs.

Serie A giants, Juventus and Lazio, are among the clubs who have reportedly shown interest in him, while a return to the La Liga has also been mooted.

It is believed that Lazio have already tabled a £30 million offer to bring the striker to the Italian capital.

Mason Greenwood favours Marseille move

According to The Athletic, French side, Marseille, have also joined the race to sign the United academy product this summer.

The club, who recently appointed Roberto De Zerbi as manager, are believed to have already opened talks with United over a possible deal.

While the transfer fee has not been agreed yet, reports suggest that there has been 'positive dialogue' between the club and Greenwood.

The promising striker is said to be favouring a move to Stade Velodrome, with the Red Devils keen to fetch a fee of £40mil for the player.

Be that as it may, United are also understood not to have ruled out the possibility of Greenwood returning to the club.

The Englishman is among the players retained by the Premier League side after several others were released following the conclusion of the 2023/24 campaign.

Why Greenwood is still Man United player

Sports Brief also explored why Greenwood is still with Manchester United after the club released players.

The Red Devils announced the exit of seven players after wrapping up a disappointing 2023/24 campaign.

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