The arrest of Mason Greenwood for alleged rape and assault will not deter Manchester United players, according to manager Ralf Rangnick.

Mason Greenwood’s arrest will not detract from Manchester United’s preparations for their FA Cup match against Middlesbrough, according to manager Ralf Ragnick.

After police were made aware of claims made by his girlfriend on social media, the 20-year-old was arrested on Sunday, January 30 on suspicion of rape and assault, then again on Tuesday, February 1 on suspicion of threats to kill and sexual assault.

He was released on bail pending further investigation on Wednesday, and Manchester United have stated that he will not be participating in any training sessions or games anytime soon.

Rangnick speaks to the media for the first time since Greenwood’s arrest ahead of Middlesbrough’s FA Cup fourth round clash on Friday.

He stated, ”

“We had a solid normal training week with five training sessions, including today’s.”

“Of course, it was a discussion among the team, but they’re all human beings, and Mason was a member of the group before we took a break.”

“We had a good week of training; we were able to train in regular conditions, and we’re looking forward to the game; it won’t affect us.”

On Friday, the club underlined that Greenwood will not be participating in training or games until further notice.

“Manchester United reiterates its unequivocal disapproval of all forms of violence.” Mason Greenwood will not train or play for the club until further notice, as previously stated.” it stated

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