Mason Greenwood Was Given Specific Set Of Training Rules By Man Utd After Breaking Guidelines.
The 18-year-old, along with Manchester City star Phil Foden, were sent back to their clubs after a breach of Covid-19 protocols in Iceland.
Mason Greenwood was sent home from international duty after breaching England’s quarantine protocol after the win over Iceland
Mason Greenwood has been told to train on his own, as he returned to Manchester United after being sent home from England duty.
Greenwood and Foden made their debuts in Reykjavik on Saturday but during the pair’s time in Iceland they invited two girls to their hotel room, when they were supposed to be adhering to strict quarantine rules.
England boss Gareth Southgate reprimanded the two debutants, citing their behaviour as “unacceptable”.
Southgate also refused to rule out the chance that both could miss future England squads, claiming trust will need to be rebuilt.
The striker returned to United’s Carrington complex on Thursday, but will be forced to train in isolation, while he is still deemed a coronavirus risk.
According to the Sun, Greenwood has been informed he can only arrive at the training ground once boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and the rest of the first-team squad have gone home.
Greenwood will miss this weekend’s friendly with Aston Villa and is a risk for their Premier League opener against Crystal Palace later this month. His inclusion for that fixture at Old Trafford will depend on the results of a Covid-19 test taken on Wednesday.
The United boss is planning to speak to his young forward once he is able to, with the club keen to shield Greenwood from the reaction surrounding the incident.
It is believed United have no plans to impose further sanctions on the player as the indiscretion happened whilst on international duty.
In a statement published on United’s official site, Greenwood said: “Having now had the chance to reflect on what’s happened, I can only apologise to everyone for the embarrassment I have caused.
“It was irresponsible of me to break the COVID-19 protocols which are in place to protect players, staff and the public. In particular, I want to apologise to Gareth Southgate, for letting him down, when he had shown great trust in me.
“Playing for England was one of the proudest moments in my life and I only have myself to blame for this huge mistake. I promise my family, the fans, Manchester United and England that this is a lesson I will learn from.”