Mourinho's Roma distance themselves from Manchester United outcast Greenwood

Mourinho does not want Mason Greenwood | PulseSports

Mourinho's Roma distance themselves from Manchester United outcast Greenwood

Ayoola Kelechi 17:24 - 22.08.2023

Serie A side Roma have reportedly indicated that will not be making a move for Manchester United outcast Mason Greenwood due to the scandal associated with the forward

AS Roma have denied any intentions to sign Manchester United outcast Mason Greenwood after it was decided that the forward will leave Old Trafford this summer.

Greenwood set to leave Manchester United

Greenwood had been under internal investigation by Manchester United for six months after being arrested on suspicion of sexual and physical assault against his partner, Harriet Robson and the club released a statement on Monday that they would be parting ways amicably with the forward.

Roma had been linked to Greenwood before the outcome of Manchester United’s investigation, which decided that the club and player could not continue in their partnership, but have now denied that a move is on the cards for the 21-year-old.

Manchester United outcast Mason Greenwood in personal training || X
Manchester United outcast Mason Greenwood in personal training || X

The Serie A side were among a host of clubs that were expected to pounce on the chance to sign the one-time England international, but according to Italian media outlet Il Tempo, I Gialorossi have cooled their interest in the striker after a special request from manager Jose Moutinho.

Roma unwilling to go near Greenwood

Roma were hit with a serious injury to their main centre forward Tammy Abraham, who will not be available for selection until next year and were in the market for a new striker after failing with moves for West Ham’s Gianluca Sccamaca and Atletico Madrid’s Alvaro Morata.

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Despite their need for a new signing upfront, Il Tiempo reports that the Gialorossi will not pursue a deal for Greenwood as former Manchester United manager, Mourinho wants to distance himself and the club from the Red Devils’ misfit due to the nature of his departure from the Premier League giants.

AS Roma boss Jose Mourinho || Imago
AS Roma boss Jose Mourinho || Imago

Greenwood scored 35 goals in 129 appearances for Manchester United before his planned departure, and will certainly not be short of suitors despite Roma’s rejection.

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