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Getafe releases statement on Mason Greenwood amid transfer speculation

Published: Updated: 05:04, 13 Dec 2023
It is reported that several clubs across Europe are interested in the Manchester United loanee, including Lazio and Real Sociedad

Mason Greenwood, the Manchester United forward currently on a season-long loan at Getafe, has been instrumental in propelling the Spanish club into the top half of La Liga. His impressive performance has not only caught the attention of sports fans but also sparked transfer speculation. Amidst this growing buzz, Getafe president Angel Corres is determined to retain Greenwood beyond his temporary spell.

Greenwood made his move to Spain on transfer deadline day following a surprising decision reversal by then-chief executive Richard Arnold. Initially, Arnold had planned to reintegrate him into Erik ten Hag's squad at Manchester United.

However, due to internal and external backlash, plans changed abruptly for 22-year-old Greenwood. Instead of being part of the Manchester United squad this season as expected, he found himself heading for Spain.

Despite these unexpected changes in his career path, Greenwood has been gradually regaining momentum at Getafe. In his first 13 appearances with the club, he scored four goals and provided three assists.

His performances have not gone unnoticed and have reportedly piqued interest from several clubs across Europe including Lazio and Real Sociedad.

Getafe will look to make his stay permanent next summer, confirms the president

While there is growing interest from other clubs for this young talent, it seems that both player and club are content with their current arrangement. Reports suggest that Greenwood is enjoying life in Madrid while Getafe appears keen on extending his stay beyond next summer.

Getafe President, Angel Corres, said:

"With Greenwood, we are not only planning on him staying another year, but we also want to buy him,"

However, it should be noted that Greenwood remains under contract with Manchester United until 2025. The recent departure of Richard Arnold from United raises questions about whether a new sporting department led by Sir Jim Ratcliffe will adopt a different stance regarding Greenwood’s future.

In conclusion, Mason Greenwood's loan to Getafe has proven beneficial for both the player and the club. As he continues to impress on the field, sports fans and betting enthusiasts alike will be watching closely to see how this transfer speculation unfolds with Spanish club Real Sociedad looking to come in frame. Whether Greenwood remains in Madrid or returns to Manchester United, his future in football looks bright indeed.

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