Embattled forward Mason Greenwood will not be selected for Three Lions of England by Gareth Southgate, even though the striker has refused to change his allegiance to Jamaica.
Mason Greenwood has not dashed his hopes of his Three Lions aspiration, in spite of not being on good terms with Gareth Southgate.
The attacker currently awaits Manchester United’s position if he would be re-integrated into the team after the allegations of attempted rape, assault, controlling and coercive behavior levelled against him were put to bed in February 2023.
Jamaica FA Boss says Mason Greenwood has a very bright future ahead of him
The head of the Football Federation of Jamaica, Dennis Chung stated: “He is only 21 and so has a very bright future ahead of him and I think he will add value to any team he is on.”
Nevertheless, Greenwood is focused on reviving his career with the Three Lions of England after featuring for the senior national team at the age of 18.
Mason Greenwood made his debut against Iceland in a 1-0 victory for England in the UEFA Nations League in 2020.
The following day, Greenwood and his England team-mate, Phil Foden were ejected from the team after they sneaked two women into the team’s hotel, violating the then COVID 19 rule.
Mason Greenwood has not featured for England since the incident and an informant said: “He is clinging to the hope of playing again at the highest level.
“But Southgate places a great deal of importance on not only a player’s talent, but how the squad gels.”
Manchester United still conducting investigations on the footballer’s case
Manchester United are still conducting their own internal findings on what the footballer was embroiled in for months and he still has the chance to wear the colours of Ten Hag’s side.
However, it looks like the door is shut for that of England. Recently, it was revealed that Greenwood was expecting a baby from Harriet Robson, the lady who fueled the fire of the charges thrown against him.
Although Manchester United haven’t made a decision yet, Mason Greenwood might be phased into the side or both parties might probably part ways.
In the eventuality of Mason Greenwood remaining at Manchester United, the Manchester based club would either ease the footballer into the side, taking into cognizance the sentiment of some stakeholders.
Stakeholders that include fan groups, sponsors and the women’s team of Manchester United amidst reports that many players are not welcoming the news of the footballer’s return.
The Englishman is also urged to partake in a form of counselling or therapy, in view of a possible wider rehabilitation into the team.
It has also been proposed that such a move may also comprise of exposing Mason Greenwood to a television interview in which he is questioned on the occurrence that has brought him to this stage.
Greenwood’s numbers for Manchester United
Mason Greenwood scored thirty-five (35) goals in one-hundred-and-twenty-nine (129) games for Manchester United.
He made one appearance for the Three Lions of England and since then he has not made any other appearance for the team.
Greenwood is Manchester United’s youngest ever goalscorer in a European competition at the age of seventeen (17) years and three-hundred-and-fifty-three (353) days.
The forward was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire and he was groomed in the Wibsey area of the city. He has Jamaican roots and his family has an history in sports with his sister, Ashton, being a track athlete.