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Osasuna are facing disciplinary action from LaLiga after fans chanted ‘Greenwood die’ at Mason Greenwood during their match against Getafe, but their manager Jagoba Arrasate has urged the league to also address taunts aimed at his side.
Greenwood made his return to football after 20 months during Getafe’s 3-2 win against Osasuna on Sunday.
The Crown Prosecution Service dropped their case against him in February 2023 after key witnesses withdrew and new material came to light.
Man United eventually concluded Greenwood would leave the club to restart his career after an internal investigation, with the 21-year-old moving to Getafe on loan.
Osasuna fans chanted for Mason Greenwood ‘to die’ as he came on for Getafe on Sunday
Osasuna boss Jagoba Arrasate said all chants made during the match should be investigated
Getafe forward Greenwood made his return to football after 20 months out of the game
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Chants of ‘Greenwood die’ rained down from Osasuna supporters during their match against Getafe, as the forward was introduced as a late substitute.
Greenwood forced an 86th-minute corner from which Nemanja Maksimovic headed in the winner.
The Athletic reported post-match that LaLiga will open a ‘legal and disciplinary process’ over the chants to Greenwood.
Osasuna boss Arrasate condemned the chants aimed at Greenwood post-match, but insisted Getafe fans chanting ‘f*** Osasuna’ should also be under the spotlight.
‘The chants of ‘f*** Osasuna’ were very bad and the chants against Greenwood were very bad too,’ Arrasate said.
‘He is a player who, in the end, the justice system had its say.
‘He is a great player and in the end it will be very good for Getafe.
‘But if we talk about chants, we should talk about all the chants, not just some.’
Greenwood won the corner that led to Getafe’s winning goal in their 3-2 victory on Sunday
Greenwood’s return had taken place at Getafe’s Coliseum stadium, with home supporters having roared their approval when his name was announced before the game and when he came on.
Getafe have been viewed by United as a club out of the spotlight where he can rehabilitate, but the Spanish side have been the subject of much scrutiny.
Getafe manager Jose Bordalas praised Greenwood’s impact during his first appearance for the club.
‘We were pleasantly surprised. He offered us a lot going forward,’ Bordalas said.
‘We are being patient with him because he hasn’t played for many months. Today must have been a very special day for him because footballers want to play.
‘We have seen the response from the fans and from his team-mates. We have to be calm but his contribution was excellent.’
Source From: Football | Mail Online