Mason Greenwood to not return to Man United

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Mason Greenwood, who is currently on a season-long loan with Getafe, was sacked by Manchester United last summer after a backlash from fans. Recently, the Premier League giants under new ownership are reportedly looking to bring back Greenwood, however, the 22-year-old forward is reportedly "reluctant" to return to Old Trafford.

According to The Athletic, Manchester United's new co-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe renewed the possibility of Mason Greenwood's potential return to the Premier League giants. Ratcliffe told The Athletic, "He’s a Manchester United footballer so we are in charge of football. So the answer is yes, we have to make decisions.

"There is no decision that’s been made. The process will be: understand the facts not the hype and then try and come to fair decision on the basis of values which is basically is he a good guy or not, and answer could he play sincerely for Manchester United well and would we be comfortable with it and would the fans be comfortable with it."

Mason Greenwood has "no great desire" to play for Man United: Reports

Former Man United forward was charged with attempted rape, engaging in controlling behaviour, and assault in October 2022 while he was deemed innocent in February 2023. On the 2023 transfer deadline day, Greenwood made headlines as he agreed to part ways with the Red Devils to join La Liga club Getafe on a one-season loan deal. Since then, Greenwood has played 25 matches for Getafe and made 12 goal contributions (7 goals, 5 assists).

Despite Man United's 25% stake holder's comments on Greenwood's future at Old Trafford, The Athletic reported that the young forward is "reluctant" to return. The report added that Greenwood has "no great desire" to play for Man United again as he believed they "could have supported him better" over his court case.

The report also added that Greenwood has realised that he will face "greater pressure and scrutiny" if he returns to the Premier League, and continue playing in La Liga. While Getafe opened up on keeping Greenwood, they might not be able to afford a complete transfer. However, La Liga giants Barcelona and Atletico Madrid have reportedly shown their interest in booking the services of Mason Greenwood.