Manchester United have reportedly made a shock decision regarding Mason Greenwood's future at the club following his arrest earlier this year.
The one-time England international has been suspended by the Premier League club since he was arrested in January for the alleged rape, assault and threat to kill an 18-year-old woman.
He remains on bail as Greater Manchester Police continue their investigation into the allegations made by the victim.
While the 20-year-old has not been recalled to the first team set-up, he has now been included on the club's list of U21 players eligible to feature in the English top flight this season, according to the Daily Mail.
Despite this not signalling any real change to his circumstances, it does offer Greenwood a route back into the club if the charges were to be dropped.
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The footballer's player profile also continues to remain on the Red Devils' official website, but the club has blocked fans from buying shirts with his name and shirt number on it.
United have twice denied rumours the Englishman is set to return to first-team training as he is still suspended.
Greenwood's bail was extended at a closed court hearing at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court in June, but the duration of this bail was not disclosed.
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