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Mason Greenwood won’t play for Manchester United for now after assault claims

Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood won’t play or practice with the club until further notice subsequent to being accused of sexual assault by a woman, with police also investigating the incident.

A statement from the Premier League club was issued on Sunday in response to charges being posted within videos, photos, and an audio recording that are at this point no longer visible on a woman’s Instagram account.

“Mason Greenwood will not return to training or play matches until further notice,” United said.

That assertion followed the club saying earlier Sunday it was “aware of images and allegations circulating on social media” and was looking to establish the facts.

“Manchester United does not condone violence of any kind,” the club said.

Police in Manchester affirmed officials were seeking information on the allegations when asked about Greenwood.

“Greater Manchester Police is aware of images and videos circulating on social media,” the force said in a statement. “Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.”