Manchester United introduced on Monday that striker Mason Greenwood will depart Previous Trafford following an investigation into allegations of tried rape of which he was acquitted.
Greenwood, who was suspended by United in January 2022 when allegations surfaced in opposition to him on social media, was charged with tried rape, conduct management and assault final October.
He was scheduled to face trial on November 27, 2023, however all prison expenses in opposition to him had been dropped final February.
The membership mentioned in a press release: All involved, together with Mason, realized the difficulties he faces in resuming his profession with Manchester United, so it was mutually agreed that it will be extra acceptable for him to take action away from Previous Trafford, and we are going to now work with Mason to succeed in this end result.
In a press release to British media, Greenwood mentioned he had made errors, including: “I didn’t do the issues I used to be accused of. Immediately’s choice was a part of a participatory course of between me, Manchester United and my household.”
He concluded: One of the best choice for all of us is to proceed my soccer profession away from Previous Trafford, in order that my presence is not going to be a distraction for the membership.