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Saudi clubs distance themselves from Man Utd castaway Mason Greenwood

Saudi Pro League clubs do not want to sign Manchester United attacker Mason Greenwood due to growing concerns about how the transfer would be perceived.

As the striker seeks to rejuvenate his career, his best chance may lie in Turkey because AS Roma have also distanced themselves from any association with the player.

Reports from the Italian media claim the Serie A giants have no intention of signing Greenwood and do not wish to be associated with him.

The 21-year-old’s previous link to Jose Mourinho, previously his manager at Man United, seemed to pave the way for a potential Serie A move. 

Other Italian clubs, particularly those with American ownership such as AC Milan and Inter Milan, will reject the opportunity to sign Greenwood.

According to the Telegraph, the Saudi Pro League will also not target Greenwood as they are already under intense scrutiny for human rights issues.

Despite initial speculation linking him to Saudi clubs following Manchester United’s confirmation of his departure, senior league officials have publicly distanced themselves from the player. 

With the Saudi Pro League striving to elevate itself to global prominence, they do not want the scrutiny that Greenwood’s potential move will bring.

Saudi clubs have spent significant sums on players from European leagues this summer, but Greenwood will not be adding his name to the list.

Greenwood’s tumultuous past, including charges of attempted rape and controlling behaviour, has cast a shadow on his future.

Turkey appears to be the forward’s most likely option, although their top clubs are yet to publicly confirm whether they would be interested in signing him.

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