Manchester United prodigy Mason Greenwood has had all charges against him dropped .

He  faced allegations of attempted rape, controlling and coercive behaviour and assault. A combination of the withdrawal of key witnesses and new material that came to light meant there was no longer a realistic prospect of conviction, Greater Manchester Police report indicated.

The 21 year-old forward faced allegations of attempted rape, controlling and coercive behaviour and assault. Alll three charges were against the same woman.

However,  the Greater Manchester Police confirm that the Crown Prosecution has dropped all charges against the 21 year-old who was due for trial in November 2023.

A spokesperson said as quoted by the Sun “We have a duty to keep cases under continuous review. In this case a combination of the withdrawal of key witnessesand  a new material that came to light meant that there was no longer a realistic prospect of conviction. In this circumstance, we are under a duty to stop the case.

“We have explained our decisions to all parties”.

“We would always encourage any potential victim  to come forward and report to police and we will prosecute wherever our legal test is met”.

Greenwood was arrested a year ago in his house after a woman accused him of rape and sexual assault.  He spent three days in custody on his initial arrest.

The alleged offences were said to have occured on November 1 2018 and October 15 2021

Hewas charged with rape on October 21,2021 and allegedly assaulting the woman on December 12 and 31, 2021.

He was however suspended by Manchetser United and all merchandising bearing his name was removed from the Manchester United Stores and online.

He got dropped from EA sports FIFA 22 and football manager 2022 as well.

He was initially remanded in October 15 but later got released on the account of not contacting witnesses and complaints.

He last appeared in court in November where a trial date was set for  November 23 2023.

By Big ken

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