Manchester United has confirmed that it’s within the last levels of creating a last determination about the way forward for its participant, Mason Greenwood, between staying within the staff or shifting on mortgage.
Greenwood was arrested in January 2022 and launched on bail in February, earlier than he was re-imprisoned for violating authorized circumstances, solely to be launched once more from jail final October.
Greenwood was excluded from his United staff’s coaching, and the corporate “Nike” for sports activities provides introduced the termination of its sponsorship contract for the participant.
In February 2023, the fees towards him, together with tried rape and assault, have been dropped.
Manchester United’s assertion learn: In spite of everything prices towards Mason Greenwood have been dropped in February 2023, Manchester United have performed a radical investigation into the allegations towards him. This was primarily based on a lot proof and context that isn’t within the public area, and now we have heard from many individuals who had involvement or direct information of the case. Throughout this course of, the care and perspective of the alleged sufferer has been central to the membership’s inquiries, and we respect her proper to anonymity for all times. We even have duties to Maessen as an worker, as a teen who has been with the membership for the reason that age of seven, and as a brand new guardian with a accomplice.
He added: The actual fact-finding section of our investigation is now full, and we’re within the last levels of creating a choice on Maessen’s future. Opposite to media hypothesis, this determination has not but been made and is at the moment present process intense inside deliberations. The duty in the end rests with the CEO. As soon as made, the choice might be communicated and made clear to the interior and exterior stakeholders of the membership.
The assertion concluded: This has been a tough case for everybody related to Manchester United, and we perceive the sturdy opinions you might have raised primarily based on the partial proof that’s within the public area. We ask on your persistence as we work via the ultimate levels of this fastidiously thought of course of.