Suspended Manchester United forward, Mason Greenwood has held talks with Erik Ten Hag for the first time after all charges against him were dropped.
Ten Hag called Mason Greenwood after several days since the Crown Prosecution Service stopped all the indictments of attempted rape, controlling and coercive behavior in addition to assault against the player.
This conversation with Mason Greenwood, was the first time the Dutch gaffer had spoken to the young Englishman, since he was announced as manager of Manchester United.
Previous contact with Greenwood was through a third party
All contacts and interactions in the past with Manchester United from Mason Greenwood after his arrest in January 2022 had to go through a third party.
In early February 2023, Futballnews made it known that all charges against Mason Greenwood have been dropped, and it came after the lack of cooperation from 12 witnesses, who came to testify against the forward including the lady who ignited the scandal.
Greenwood is still suspended from Manchester United and he can’t feature or partake in training sessions with the club, while Manchester United are also carrying out an internal findings.
Ten Hag and Greenwood conversation
But information from a source stated how the conversation went: “Mason has spent a long time with very little — if any — contact from the club.
“As and when they were in touch, it was never direct and always through a third party. So for the manager to call him was a big step for him and one he really appreciated.
“The manager enquired how he was feeling physically and mentally and said he was pleased the charges had been dropped.
“He thought it was the right thing to do to get in touch with Mason.
“But he was clear it will be the club rather than him which will decide if Mason can play for United again.”
The source continued: “Mason’s spirits were lifted by it. He has been at United since he was six and just wants to get back to playing football for them.
“He is happiest with a ball at his feet and wants to get his career back on track.
“But he knows the club has a massive decision to make.”
The Englishman current salary with the Red Army
Mason Greenwood currently earns within the region of £100,000-a-week as wages and he is still contracted to Manchester United until 2025.
Before Greenwood was suspended, his valuation was pegged at £50million and that fee was expected to rise due to how fiery, devastating and monstrous he was in front of goal as a young lad.
Mason Greenwood first action of kicking a ball competitively was at age five, when his dad, Andrew, who is currently 53-years-old, took him to a local youth club named Idle Juniors FC.
He made his debut for Idle Juniors FC after his sixth birthday scoring ten goals.
Scouts from Manchester United’s academy gave him a chance at their development centre in Halifax, West Yorks.
Mason Greenwood was pictured alongside Red Devils legend Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who would later become his coach at Manchester United’s Cliff training ground.
Former Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho selected Greenwood for a pre-season tour in the United States Of America in 2018.
Mason Greenwood made his competitive Manchester United debut, in a 1-3 miraculous victory for Ole Gunnar Solksjaer inspired Red Army, on the 6th of March, 2019 against Paris Saint Germain in the UEFA Champions League, at the age of 17 years and 152 days.