The former Manchester United and England striker was speaking with The Athletic, and Rooney was asked about the Mason Greenwood situation:
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“It leaves Mason Greenwood in a position where he is stuck.
“So for Mason, it’s a bad position to be in because I’m sure he just wants to play football. But for the club, its image and ensuring they make the right decisions, it’s almost a catch 22. I think the best thing for Mason now is to get out of the club and go and develop somewhere else.”
Rooney on Mason Greenwood: "I’m sure he just wants to play football. But for the club, its image and ensuring they make the right decisions, it’s almost a catch 22." [@David_Ornstein] #mufc pic.twitter.com/UsDjWnAQ2o
— The United Stand (@UnitedStandMUFC) July 19, 2023
🚨🚨🎙️| Wayne Rooney: "He [Greenwood] needs to start playing again because it's been a long time. It's a difficult situation for Mason, but also for the club. You have to make sure you make the right decision and it looks like they have a really hard time making that decision."… pic.twitter.com/8AJYtBjm05
— centredevils. (@centredevils) July 19, 2023
Do you see the 20 year old back with Manchester United this season? He does need to start playing again and get on the pitch and do what he does well.