England boss reveals why Greenwood won’t play for England again this year

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England manager, Gareth Southgate, has reacted to him snubbing Mason Greenwood in his recent squad for the Three Lions’ upcoming fixtures against The Republic of Ireland, Belgium and Iceland.

This is the last international break for the year and following his latest omission, Greenwood next chance of playing for England will be next year.

The teenager violated Covid-19 safety guidelines a few months ago, after making his debut for England, by inviting women into the team’s hotel.

Phil Foden, who was guilty of the same offence has been recalled to the national team by Southgate, but it appears Greenwood has more work to do.

Speaking to the media about his decision recently, Southgate said, “I’ve had a good chat with Ole [Gunnar Solskjær] about his development.

“And, you know, I feel it’s better for him to stay with the club at the moment and to develop over the next few months.”

Greenwood has had a tough start to the season, and currently has just one goal to his credit, but hopefully, the teenager can bounce back soon, and regain his blistering form from last season.