Manchester United outcast Mason Greenwood will remain sidelined for at least the rest of the season while the club conducts an internal investigation into the striker’s behaviour.
The England international was suspended by the club in January 2022 after being charged with attempted rape, assault and coercive behaviour.
Those charges were dropped earlier this month, meaning Greenwood has not been found guilty of any wrongdoing.
However, the club wants to conduct its own internal investigation into videos posted by Greenwood’s then-girlfriend 13 months ago.
Although Greenwood is willing to put the matter behind her, United’s investigation will take several months.
The Daily Mail say they will rule him out to return to action this season and Greenwood will not be considered for the remainder of the campaign.
Greenwood’s future will depend on the outcome of the investigation, but he has two years to fulfill his contract, with the option to extend it for another 12 months until 2026.
United could choose to keep Greenwood and reinstate him to the first team, although that option would mean waiting until the start of next season.
If United see no future for Greenwood, they could look to sell him in the summer transfer window.
The third and most drastic option is to terminate Greenwood’s contract.
Greenwood spoke to Erik ten Hag after the charges were dropped and the club will likely interview him as part of the investigation.
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