Matt Cooper: Greenwood allegations are about more than football for Man United

Even if the footballer is not charged or if charged, he is found not guilty, the club faces an ethical question, not a commercial one

Mason Greenwood: subject of a police investigation after allegations of rape, sexual assault and threats to kill. Picture: Getty

Whether or not he is charged with sexual assault and/or rape and/or threatening to kill and, if charged, found guilty or not guilty, it is almost certain that Manchester United “cannot” allow Mason Greenwood to play for the club again.

At the time of writing, the police investigations into allegations that emerged about the 20-year-old last Sunday are ongoing. Of course, if Greenwood is charged and found guilty after a trial, then he will be ...