Mason Greenwood has announced the birth of his child with his girlfriend, Harriet Robson.
Taking to his Instagram page, the embattled Manchester United youngster posted a faceless footage of himself, Harriet Robson, and the little new born locking hands together.
As at the time of drafting this report, the post has generated over 200k likes in less than an hour with the stats expected to continue rising.
Greenwood, who has locked his Instagram account’s comments section due to the rape saga, muted the post with only the date of the child’s birth ‘11.07.03’ as caption.
Greenwood’s announcement is coming as the young striker emerges from the dark tunnel of a dragging legal siege following rape allegations
The England youngster has not played for Manchester United since 2022 and has been out of action for a year and five months after viral footages of his alleged assault of his girlfriend and mother of his new baby, Harriet Robson, surfaced online.
He was arrested, granted bail, and rearrested before being finally freed following the withdrawal of witnesses in the case.
Meanwhile, Manchester United, who suspended him following the rape allegations refused to have him back to the squad until the club’s internal investigations.
While Manchester United failed to integrate Mason back into the squad pending the outcome of their internal investigations, we reported Greenwood was back to his relationship with Harriet Robson.
The two lovers later confirmed they were expecting their first child together and were also ready to get married. Harriet Robson recently flaunted his pregnancy with her friends as they celebrate the imminent arrival of the baby.
Nevertheless, Greenwood’s Man United future was uncertain with Manchester United women team pushing earnestly for Greenwood not to return to the squad.
His teammates were divided on whether to have Greenwood back or not with more players reportedly favoring his return while others objected.
Now, with the 2023/24 season set to kick off, Futballnews understands Manchester United have taken a decision to allow Mason Greenwood to return to football.
There are still contrasting reports on where Mason Greenwood will first taste football again as he returns to action.
Manchester United Evening News reported Greenwood is more likely to be loaned to Atalanta in Serie A while other reports says Manchester United are ready to have the England youngster back to first team action with the club.
While Mason Greenwood’s next destination is yet to be confirmed as of the time of filing this report, it is understood his return to action in the upcoming 2023/24 season is non-negotiable as the club have reportedly decided to have him back.
Sources close to the player have revealed Greenwood was aware of his imminent return and had started solo training ahead to get himself in shape after missing 17 months of action.
It is believed the arrival of his new born will further strengthen the player, cutting out the stigma of the rape saga while the England star sets out to reset his career.