Mason Greenwood 'expectation' outlined by Man Utd chief after being asked about potential return
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Manchester United have given an update on the future of Mason Greenwood.
Back in February, the Crown Prosecution Service dropped Greenwood’s charges of attempted rape, assault and controlling behaviour.
Since the charges were dropped, United had been conducting their own internal investigation into the matter.
In August, United confirmed that the best solution was for Greenwood to continue his career away from Old Trafford.
Greenwood ended up joining Spanish La Liga side Getafe on a season long loan.
Since then, it has been speculated that Greenwood could make a return to United if he performs well in Spain this season.
However, United CEO Richard Arnold has given an update on the situation during an all-staff meeting.
According to The Athletic, Arnold was asked directly whether he could promise staff that Greenwood would not return to the team, he said that “there’s no expectation of Mason playing for Manchester United.”
After the deal was confirmed, Getafe came under fire for their decision to bring in Greenwood.
In response to the criticism, Getafe sporting director Ruben Reyes said: “We did what we do - sign players that are available to sign. There is no need for us to handle anything (off the pitch).
“We have signed a footballer who is just the same as (fellow signings) Diego Rico and Oscar Rodriguez, and that’s it. We have to do our job, and that’s what we focus on.”
He continued: “It is a year’s loan. It’s very difficult to get an option to buy on a player (like him). He will be here all season. There are internal discussions, but those are small details that we try not to share. They appreciated the effort, how convinced we were.
“We’re very excited with him. He was a player that we knew was out there. We worked on it, gathered information and bit by bit we saw that there could be a possibility. We spoke to his family, to his dad, to his people for a long time.
“We were able to convince him to come here, to trust in us. We’re satisfied. He plays very free, as if he was on a school playground. He has a very high level. We dreamed that we co
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