Mason Greenwood: Fans React After Embattled Manchester United Star Is Included in Official Squad List

Mason Greenwood: Fans React After Embattled Manchester United Star Is Included in Official Squad List

  • Mason Greenwood has been included in Manchester United's U-21 squad list for the season
  • Players from the U-21 squad can represent the senior side as Mason was doing before his suspension earlier in the year
  • The news has sharply divided fans, with some longing for his return with others insisting he should be nowhere near the squad

Manchester United have reiterated that Mason Greenwood remains suspended despite being included in the official squad list for the 2022/2023 season.

Fans reacted to the news with shock as no official communication has been made so far on Greenwood's off-the-pitch battles.

Mason Greenwood, Manchester United
Suspended Manchester United star at a past game. Photo by Catherine Ivill.
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Greenwood was listed as a member of the U-21 squad who are eligible to represent the senior side in Premier League competitions.

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The youngster was, however not a part of the 25-man squad list by Erik ten Hag for the UEFA Europa League.

The striker has been out on suspension following grievous allegations that he assaulted and threatened to kill an 18-year-old student. The Daily Mail reports that he is currently out on bail after a private hearing in June.

His last game for Manchester United came on January 22ns in a game where United beat West Ham 1-0.

The Mirror reports that his profile remains on the club's website, but fans have been barred from buying his merchandise. The reports further claim that United have insisted that there is no change in mason's status and thus, he remains suspended.

There has been no change whatsoever in Mason’s status.

@StokeyyG2 tweeted

Never knew greenwood was found not guilty.

@mickeostardahl said

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Nope, you should not be registering Greenwood. Shame on you.

United remain obligated to pay Greenwood his weekly wages given that they did not terminate his contract.

Erik ten Hag drops four players for the away trip to Moldova

Sports Brief had earlier reported that Erik ten Hag has left out four Man United players in his squad travelling to Sheriff Tiraspol for their second Europa League clash of the season.

United are scheduled to face Sheriff Tiraspol on Thursday night, September 15, in a match they will be desperate to win after they lost their opener against Real Sociedad.

However, the Premier League side will have to do that without four of their players, who include Marcus Rashford.

Source: Sports Brief News