All charges have been dropped against Mason Greenwood by the Crown Prosecution Service.
Sky News report Greenwood will no longer stand trial. He was suspended by Manchester United last year.
The club released a statement which explained Greenwood’s situation at the club remains under review.
A decision awaits United on the footballer’s future. BBC Sport’s Simon Stone reports: “No timescale on process. Mason Greenwood will not play or train until this is complete.”
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Mason Greenwood contract
Manchester United did not cancel Mason Greenwood’s contract when the allegations were made against him. He has remained on the club’s books.
Mason Greenwood’s contract at Manchester United runs until June 2025. United have an option to extend this to June 2026.
He signed a contract extension in February 2021. The Mail reports he earns £75,000 per week.
Nike dropped him as a sponsored athlete last year. He was also removed by EA Sports from the FIFA video games, The Athletic reported.
He is still assigned Manchester United’s number 11 shirt. The club did not re-distribute the squad number to another player.
Greenwood made his Manchester United debut in 2019 under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, and also featured under interim boss Ralf Rangnick.
He has made 129 appearances for the club, and he has also represented England once, in September 2020.
Mason Greenwood’s career so far
- 17 first team goals in his debut season
Greenwood tied a record set by George Best and Wayne Rooney on their first campaigns for the club.
- Five Europa League goals in his first season
Greenwood’s goals in the Europa League saw him become the club’s youngest ever scorer in European competition.
- 10 Premier League goals
Greenwood became the first teenager since 1997/98 to score 10 Premier League goals or more in a season.
- Absolutely prolific at youth level
Greenwood scored 31 goals in 30 under-18 games, plus five in five UEFA Youth League matches. He scored three in three FA Youth Cup games, and four in seven under-23 matches, before being fast-tracked to the first team.
- Already a Champions League scorer
Greenwood scored his first Champions League goal for Manchester United against RB Leipzig. It came with his first ever shot in the competition.
- The 20 goal mark
Greenwood scored his 20th United goal in December 2020. He became the youngest United player to do so since Norman Whiteside in 1987.
- Double figures again
Greenwood reached double figures for the second successive season in the win over Roma. He became the second United player to score in five separate competitions in the 2020/21 season, and has now netted in a European semi-final.
- The 30 goal barrier
Greenwood scored his 30th Manchester United goal in August 2021. At just 19, he became one of just three teenagers to do so for the club, along with Whiteside and George Best.