Mason Greenwood may soon return to action as Serie A giants, Juventus, are plotting a shock loan move to sign the embattled Manchester United youngster.
Since his arrest in 2022 for rape allegations, Mason Greenwood was suspended from Manchester United squad as prosecutors began investigations.
The England international has not tasted Premier League action since then as he battled to clear his name in court over the rape case and sexual assault on his girlfriend, Harriet Robson.
It was a dark phase in his career. He was axed off Manchester United squad, he lost his sponsorship deals and was unfollowed by his teammates amid the rape saga.
However, in a shock twist to the rape saga, the Crown Prosecuting Service decided to drop all charges against Mason Greenwood citing the withdrawal of witnesses and other technical inconsistencies that has made Greenwood’s continued prosecution unfeasible.
Greenwood was finally free and has since returned to his relationship with Harriet Robson.
Futballnews understands the two lovers are expecting their first child and have concluded plans to get married.
In spite of the seeming normalcy that has returned to Greenwood’s life after the rape saga, Manchester United have refused to allow him back to the squad.
The club has recognized the dropped charges against him but have insisted they will conduct internal investigations on the rape charge before taking a decision on Greenwood’s possible return to the team.
Meanwhile, the 21-year-old was eager to return to action with Manchester United after the dropped charges.
He met with Manchester United hierachy, including his teammates to narrate his version of the alleged rape saga.
Manchester United are investigating the rape saga and have invited Mason Greenwood to a preliminary hearing.
However, Futballnews understand Mason Greenwood will not play for Manchester United this season and the youngster is worried over his lengthy spell without action.
Sources close to Greenwood have revealed he has told his pals he may not play for Manchester United again.
Greenwood has been linked to Old Trafford exit amidst his ordeal with the club after the rape saga.
According to The Sun, Serie A giants, Juventus, are now interested in signing Mason Greenwood on a long-term loan deal.
The club have reportedly met his representatives for talks to broker a deal at the end of the summer.
His former teammate at Manchester United, Paul Pogba, who is playing for the Serie A club, has been asked to talk Greenwood into joining the club.
Before the rape saga, Mason Greenwood signed a contract extension with Manchester United in 2021 which will keep him at the club till 2025.
Despite his suspension from the squad, Manchester United are still footing his £75,000 weekly wage bill.
Manchester United must sanction Juventus’ loan move at the end of the summer before a deal can happen.
The interest by the Juventus have no bearing on Mason Greenwood’s Manchester United future until the club reach a conclusion in the ongoing investigations.
However, it still provides a lifeline for the embattled youngster should Manchester United terminate his contract after the investigations.
Will Mason Greenwood ever play again?
Mason Greenwood may likely return to action either with Manchester United or any other club but his Old Trafford future is still in the balance.
The club’s decision after the investigations will shape Mason Greenwood’s football career.
How many goals does Mason Greenwood have?
Mason Greenwood had 22 goals for Manchester United in his 88 appearances for the club across all competitions.
Who is Mason Greenwood’s girlfriend?
Mason Greenwood’s girlfriend is Harriet Robson. Harriet Robson was at the center of the rape saga. However, after charges against Greenwood were dropped, the duo have gotten back to their relationship. They are expecting their first child and will get married soon.
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