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Is Mason Greenwood Leaving Manchester United? Who is Mason Greenwood?

Mason Greenwood is set to leave for Marseille, Manchester United accepted this offer while Mason Greenwood is deciding on it.

by Aishwarya

Updated Jul 10, 2024

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Is Mason Greenwood Leaving Manchester United? Who is Mason Greenwood?

Is Mason Greenwood Leaving Manchester United?

Yes, Mason Greenwood is leaving Manchester United for Marseille. United have accepted Marseille's offer of €31.6m (£26.7m), with €27.6m guaranteed plus €4m in add-ons. If Greenwood agrees to terms with Marseille, he will join them, ending his time at United.

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His troubled career at United, marked by legal issues that were later dropped, saw him last play for the club in January 2022. Greenwood, aged 22, had a productive loan spell at Getafe last season and has been training in Manchester away from the club.

Who is Mason Greenwood?

Mason Greenwood is a young English footballer who plays as a forward for Manchester United in the Premier League. He came up through United's youth system and made history by becoming their youngest ever goalscorer in European competition at just 17 years and 353 days old, scoring against Astana in September 2019.

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Greenwood made his senior international debut for England in September 2020, playing against Iceland in the UEFA Nations League. In August 2023, Manchester United announced that Greenwood would leave the club, and he was subsequently loaned to Getafe for the 2023-24 season.

Mason Greenwood Bio

Mason Greenwood is an English professional footballer. Here is the biography of Mason Greenwood:-

Specification Details
Full name Mason Will John Greenwood
Date of birth 1 October 2001
Place of birth Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
Age 22
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.81 m)
Position(s) Forward
Current team Manchester United

Mason Greenwood Career

Mason Greenwood joined Manchester United at six years old, progressing through their youth academy. In the 2018-19 season, he made his debut for the first team, appearing in both non-competitive and competitive matches under managers like José Mourinho and Ole Gunnar Solskjær. Greenwood became known for his scoring prowess, winning awards like Premier League 2 Player of the Month and the Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year. He made history as one of United's youngest players in European and Premier League competitions.

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In the 2019-20 season, Mason Greenwood had a breakthrough with Manchester United. He became their youngest ever European goalscorer at 17 years old, scoring against Astana. Greenwood continued to shine with goals in the Europa League and Premier League, setting records like being the first teenager to score five European goals in a season for United. In the 2020-21 season, he switched to the number 11 shirt and scored in various competitions, including his first Champions League goal against RB Leipzig. Greenwood's performances earned him a contract extension and nominations for awards like Premier League Player of the Month.

In the 2021-22 season, Mason Greenwood started strong for Manchester United, scoring in their opening matches against Leeds and Wolverhampton Wanderers. He became the second teenager in Premier League history to score in each of his team's first three games of a season. Greenwood continued to set records, including being one of United's top teenage scorers with 32 goals before turning 20. However, his season was interrupted when he was suspended by the club in January 2022 following his arrest.

In August 2023, Manchester United announced that Mason Greenwood would leave the club, aiming to find the best outcome for him. His contract with United runs until 2025. Greenwood joined Getafe on loan for the 2023-24 season in La Liga, making his debut in September. He has played for England at various youth levels and made his senior debut in September 2020, later being involved in a quarantine breach incident with Phil Foden. Despite not being selected for some matches, he remains a player of interest for England's national team.

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Mason Greenwood Family

Mason Greenwood was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, and grew up in the Wibsey neighborhood. His family has a strong sporting background—his sister Ashton is a track athlete. Greenwood is of Jamaican descent. In July 2023, he shared that he had become a father with his girlfriend. This news came as he was preparing for a loan move to Getafe and departing from Manchester United, where he had made a significant impact as a young footballer.

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Mason Greenwood Net Worth

Mason Greenwood's Net Worth is under review. His main source of income is from his professional football career, including contracts with clubs like Manchester United and Getafe. Additionally, he may earn from endorsements and sponsorships related to his athletic career.

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