Mason Greenwood has publicly apologized for his actions while on international duty in Iceland, which led to him being suspended from the England squad.
The Manchester United youngster was sent home from England duty on Monday after reports in Iceland revealed he and Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden had met up with local girls in the team hotel which goes against the strict Covid-19 rules.
The duo were both fined £1,360 for the breach of pandemic rules and both were criticized by England manager Gareth Southgate and their respective clubs.
United wrote in a statement:
“Manchester United are liaising with the Football Association and are disappointed with the actions of Mason Greenwood over this situation.”
Greenwood flew back to Manchester on Monday after being dropped from the England squad for their game against Denmark and it is understood a decision will be made in due course as to when he can resume training with his club.
Foden took to his social media channels on Monday to apologize for his actions but Greenwood deleted his Twitter account after the incident and instead issued an apology via the club website on Tuesday morning.
“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.”