Greenwood ‘refused’ to play as five Man Utd youths warned

July 16, 2020 0 By HearthstoneYarns

Manchester United have warned five of their youth players about Covid-19 guidelines after they attended a tournament at a Fives Soccer Centre.

The event involved 44 players and 50 spectators and fell outside the strict protocol United have also put in place to protect their players from the virus.

James Garner and D’Mani Mellor, both 19, have represented the United first team and both played in the event, along with 18-year-old Anthony Elanga.


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Ethan Laird and Teden Mengi, were there as spectators.

Both Brandon Williams and Mason Greenwood were also reportedly asked to play but refused.

The event involved players from all over the North West, and United claim that the players thought it was ‘just a kick about’ at the outdoor facility.

A United spokesperson said: “The club will review the full detail of the situation and take any necessary action.”

 

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