Man Utd’s Greenwood arrested on suspicion of rape

January 31 – Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood has been arrested on suspicion of rape and assault following allegations that were made on social media.

Greater Manchester Police issued a statement confirming a man has been arrested saying they had been made aware of “social media images and videos posted by a woman reporting incidents of physical violence” and that “we can confirm a man in his 20s has since been arrested on suspicion of rape and assault”.

The statement concluded that “he remains in custody for questioning. Enquiries are ongoing.”

Manchester United responded to the allegations by suspending Greenwood, saying the star will not play or train “until further notice.” The club said they “do not condone violence of any kind”.

The 20-year-old player debuted for United in 2019. He has scored 35 goals in 129 appearances for Manchester United, while he has been capped once by England.

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