MASON Greenwood has been included in the Manchester United squad for the new eFootball video game.
Football fans are still eagerly waiting to hear what the future holds for the suspended star – but some were surprised to see his name pop up in a virtual team.
The England striker, 21, hasn't played for United since he was arrested for attempted rape, assault and coercive control in January last year.
He was charged in October but the charges were dropped in February by the Crown Prosecution Service.
Greenwood was suspended while Man U underwent its own investigation and it was revealed in recent days why there had been a delay in its announcement.
But gamers have now spotted the 21-year-old in the eFootball squad – after the striker was removed when he was arrested.
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The popular game is developed by Japanese animation firm Konami – which is an official partner of Manchester United.
When Greenwood was taken into custody, developers removed his name, avatar and virtual player from their 2022 squad.
However, the Express has reported he has now returned to this year's team – along with new signings Mason Mount and Andre Onana.
The 21-year-old has also been handed a 75 rating on the game – with his full statistics available to look over, too.
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The Sun has approached Komani for comment on the matter.
The gamers' spot comes a day after it was revealed the Lionesses will play a role in deciding Greenwood's future.
Some of the women who play for England and are currently in Australia for the World Cup will be consulted before a call is made.
Club bosses are said to have been involved in conversations with their female first team, Greenwood and his family, the BBC reports.
United boss Erik ten Hag also gave an update recently – but didn't mention Greenwood once.
Earlier in the week The Sun revealed snaps of Greenwood looking relaxed as he trained on a public pitch.
His dad and coach, Andrew Greenwood, instructed him and cradled the player's newborn as he ran through shooting drills with pals.
In June he worked on his close control and shooting in a 90-minute session on an £85-an-hour pitch.
It was the first time he had been pictured at a training session since his arrest.
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