Manchester United: Greenwood to remain on bail over rape allegations


Mason Greenwood

Interim manager, Rangnick gets new job

Family, friends and fans of Manchester United forwared Mason Greenwood will have to wait till mid-June 2022 to know his fate on the case of alleged rape and assault of a young woman.

This followed latest developments on the police investigation on the incident.

Greenwood was released on conditional bail, which was due to expire on Saturday.

In an update on the investigation, Greater Manchester Police said: “We are continuing to investigate a report made to us on Sunday 30 January of online social media images and videos posted by a woman reporting incidents of physical violence.

“A 20-year-old man arrested that day on suspicion of the rape and assault of a woman, and threats to kill, remains on bail.

“An application has been made to the courts to have his bail extended beyond Saturday 30 April, but the hearing isn’t expected to be until mid-June.

“The suspect will remain on conditional bail until the date of the court hearing.”

The 20-year-old was arrested in January after images and videos were posted online. He was also questioned on suspicion of making threats to kill.

Within hours of the allegations surfacing online, Greenwood, who has made one appearance for England, was suspended from playing or training with United until further notice.

Nike suspended its sponsorship deal with Greenwood and Electronic Arts confirmed his removal from active squads on its FIFA 22 game.

Meanwhile, Manchester United interim manager, Ralf Rangnick, has been appointed the new manger of Austia national football team with effect from end of the current season.



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