British media reported on Tuesday night that Manchester United player Mason Greenwood (20) is still under arrest for sexual assault and death threats.
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Investigators have been given more time to talk to a man in his 20s who was arrested on suspicion of rape and assault. The suspect was brought in on Sunday night, January 30, after we were made aware of photos and videos that were shared on social media by a woman who showed physical violence, it is stated in a statement from the Manchester police on Tuesday night, which also says:
– After investigations so far, he has been arrested further on suspicion of sexual assault and death threats. The interrogations continue, and the victim is given help.
Police have still not named Mason Greenwood in any of their statements, but several British media report that it is Greenwood that is in question.
In the days since Greenwood was arrested on Sunday, the equipment giant Nike has suspended cooperation with Greenwood, and on Tuesday, Dagbladet received confirmation from EA Sports that he will be removed from FIFA 22.
Manchester United have also removed the option to add Greenwood’s name and kit number as a choice on the kit in the club’s online store.
He was arrested on Sunday after Mason Greenwood’s girlfriend posted photos and audio recordings on Instagram on Sunday with evidence to prove that the Manchester United player has subjected her to violence.
The posts were later removed from Instagram.
On the same day, Manchester United stated in a press release that Greenwood would not train or play matches with the club until further notice. At the same time, they distanced themselves from “violence of any kind.”
Mason Greenwood made his Manchester United debut in March 2019, and really broke through as a United player after the corona break in 2020. Despite his young age, he has already managed to play over 100 games in red.
This season he has played 24 games for the Red Devils.