Man Utd 'reject bid for Mason Greenwood' from European giants as deadline set for transfer

Manchester United have rejected a bid for Mason Greenwood.

Manchester United have rejected a bid for Mason Greenwood, according to a report.

Greenwood has been transfer listed as Man United have decided not to reintegrate him into the first-team squad following an end-of-season review.

Clubs in Europe have reportedly expressed an interest in Greenwood, who spent last season on loan at Getafe.

Lazio are among the clubs thought to be keeping tabs on the forward ahead of the new season.

And, according to Italian outlet La Gazzetta dello Sport, Lazio have had their opening bid rejected by Man United.

But the Italian side are unwilling to raise their offer of €20 million and match the Red Devils’ asking price of €35 million.

Per the report, they will send the same offer again, saying it will be valid until July 10.

Lazio not only offered €20 million but also a 50 per cent sell-on clause.

But their proposal was rejected by Man United, who are holding out of for a larger transfer fee.

Lazio are reportedly prepared to offer the 22-year-old a €3.5m-a-year contract plus €500,000 add-ons.

The Rome-based outfit hope the deadline will force Man United to accept their terms, considering no English team is interested in acquiring Greenwood and that they have not yet received offers from other clubs.

Mason Greenwood in action for Getafe. Image: Getty
Mason Greenwood in action for Getafe. Image: Getty

Roberto De Zerbi’s Marseille and Benfica are also thought to be interested in snapping up Greenwood this summer.

Greenwood was sent out on loan to Getafe for the 2023/24 campaign after Man United’s internal investigation into his conduct.

He was arrested in January 2022 following allegations surrounding material which was published on social media.

Charges against the 22-year-old, including attempted rape and assault, were dropped on February 2 of last year.

At Gefate, he scored scored 10 goals in 36 appearances across all competitions.