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Man United sold their star player on a huge fee to Marseille

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The forward hasn’t played for United in the past two years after being charged with attempted rape amongst other allegation even though those were charges were dropped after a witness withdrew their alliance.

Manchester United has sold Mason Greenwood to the French giant Marseille on the amount of R 617,982,180.00 (£26.7m). The Goal-scorer is set to exit the Old Trafford provided he agrees personal terms with the French club, as part of a deal that includes add-ons and will give United a sell-on clause.

Greenwood, who last played for Man United back in January 2022, attracted interest from other clubs from Italy namely Lazio, Juventus and Napoli. He sat down with the United’s new owner at Carrington on Monday, when United informed him that his time and space are no longer available at the club and he must seek green pastures elsewhere.

Previous season Greenwood was sent out on loan at Getafe in Spain where he managed to score 8 goals and providing 7 assist out of 32 games he played across all the competition. Mason played a total number of 3438 minutes at Getafe and he was one of the players that completed the most passes at the club with accurate pass of 80%.

Greenwood was charged with attempted rape, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, controlling and coercive behaviour by police. United conducted their internal investigation when former chief executive Richard Arnold concluded he should not play for the club again, even though Sir Jim Ratcliffe seemed to suggest that decision would be reviewed after he took a 27.7 percent stake.

United decided to sell Mason Greenwood who made a name for himself as one of the best players, where he scored a total number of 35 goals and providing 12 assist out of 129 games he played across all the competition for Manchester United Senior side.


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