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Mason Greenwood to find out TODAY if he spends a month behind bars before trial for attempted rape and assault

MASON Greenwood will today find out if he spends a month behind bars before his trial.

On Monday the Manchester United striker, 21, was denied bail over attempted rape, assault and coercive control charges.

On Monday the Manchester United striker was denied bail over attempted rape, assault and coercive control charges – he makes a bail application today

The decision meant he would spend more than a month remanded in jail.

But today he will make a bail application at Manchester’s Minshull Street Crown Court to try and overturn the order.

Greenwood is currently being held until his next appearance at the same Crown Court on November 21.

The striker has been held in custody since he was charged on Saturday.

On Monday Greenwood’s alleged victim was seen being supported by a female pal as she sat outside the courtroom.

The alleged offences relate to one woman and are said to have taken place between November 1, 2018, and October 15, 2022.

Greenwood is accused of “repeatedly engaging” in controlling and coercive behaviour for almost four years.

These include making threats and derogatory comments on social media.

He is also charged with attempting to rape her on October 21, 2021.

Attempted rape carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment if convicted.

The striker also allegedly assaulted her between December 12, 2021, and December 31, 2021.

Police swooped on the footballer’s £15,000-a-month rented home in Trafford on Saturday.

Greenwood was held on suspicion of being in contact with his alleged victim in a breach of his bail conditions.

The Crown Prosecution then authorised Greater Manchester Police to charge the footballer.

The striker has been waiting to discover his fate since he was first held in January this year.

Manchester United released a statement after Greenwood’s charge was announced.

A spokesperson said: “Manchester United notes that criminal charges have been brought against Mason Greenwood by the Crown Prosecution Service.

“He remains suspended by the club, pending the outcome of the judicial process.”

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