Manchester United Suspends Greenwood Indefinitely Over Alleged Assault
English professional footballer, Mason Greenwood will not play or train with his club, Manchester United “until further notice”, the English Premier League giants disclosed on Sunday.
The club issued a statement after police confirmed they were making enquiries following an accusation that the 20-year-old England forward had been violent towards a woman.
Earlier on Sunday, video, photos and an audio recording were posted on the woman’s Instagram account, together with accusations of violent assault, before being deleted.
An initial statement said,
“We are aware of images and allegations circulating on social media. We will not make any further comment until the facts have been established.
Manchester United does not condone violence of any kind.”
But a second statement issued later on Sunday clarified Greenwood’s current status at Old Trafford by saying:
“Mason Greenwood will not return to training or play matches until further notice.”
A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police, cited by Britain’s Press Association, said: “Greater Manchester Police is aware of images and videos circulating on social media.
“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.”