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Fans slam the Mirror for shocking article on Mason Greenwood

Fans took to Twitter to slam the Daily Mirror for ‘shocking’ article on Mason Greenwood and his career on Saturday night.

Their headline simply read ‘Man Utd fear Mason Greenwood could throw career away like Ravel Morrison’, which really didn’t go down well with users on social media.

It comes just days after Mason Greenwood ‘liked’ a heartbreaking Instagram post as media and fan abuse sadly continues since his mishap in Iceland.

The Mirror’s article claims that club officials at Old Trafford are desperate for Greenwood to avoid the type of downward spiral that cost Morrison his Man Utd career.

They add that several key meetings have been held, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his staff looking at a strategy to get him back on track.

The Mirror reporter Steve Bates writes about how Ravel was once tipped for stardom, but now at 27 year old he’s playing for the likes of Den Haag in Holland.

He adds that he has failed to fulfil his potential that ‘could have made him a world-beater’, and now there are concerns Greenwood could go down the same route.

Mason Greenwood has been an easy target for media outlets like The Sun, Mirror and Daily Mail and even before he was caught out for bringing Icelandic girls into England’s team hotel – subsequently breaking their bio-bubble with fellow Man City youngster Phil Foden before the international fixture in September.

Stories recently emerged that he was late for training on occasions – though that has been denied by Solskjaer – and then the media claimed that his late night routine meant he wasn’t getting the required rest and sleep needed to perform at the highest level.

He was not part of the to face Everton at Goodison Park before the current international break as United won 3-1 against Everton. Solskjaer claimed he had an illness.

Since then, Mason Greenwood has made it known on social media how he’s going through a tough time, liking a heartbreaking Instagram post.

He has also gone through the emotions of losing former Manchester City youngster Jeremy Wisten last month to suicide because the Premier League club didn’t take him on yet was promised for big things.

Sounds like a huge amount are slamming the 19 year old just as his career is starting to flourish.

The post reads: “‘Greenwood looks tired’ ‘Greenwood isn’t trying hard enough’ ‘Greenwood needs to fix up’.

“Mason Greenwood has just lost a close friend to suicide [Wisten] and has been endlessly attacked and abused by football fans and the media for months now, leave the kid alone.”

Greenwood pressed the ‘like’ button, agreeing that he wants the media and fans to stop hounding him.

Greenwood lit up the 2019/20 campaign, breaking through the first team and scoring 18 times in 50 games. However a dismal start so far in 2020/21, the 19-year-old has found the net twice in nine games.

As mentioned, reports are claiming that Manchester United are growing concerned with Greenwood’s attitude and lifestyle. The Daily Mail state that the club are afraid he’s not getting enough sleep.

Another publishing was written, this time by The Times, saying that Bruno Fernandes slammed Greenwood after he refused to run for a pass during a training session.

Now Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend is urging the youngster to see a sports psychologist to help him get through his problems.

Andy Cole meanwhile thinks Greenwood doesn’t deserve to be under such intense scrutiny at his age, and has called for the media to get off his back so that he can focus on returning to his best level on the pitch. Read more on what he said by clicking HERE.

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