Manchester United player Mason Greenwood was released on bail Wednesday by police who questioned him on suspicion of the rape and assault of a woman.

The 20-year-old forward, who had been in custody since being arrested on Sunday, has been “released on bail pending further investigation,” Greater Manchester Police said.

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United has said Greenwood “will not train with, or play for, the club until further notice.”

Earlier, a court had granted time to police to continue holding Greenwood, who has not been charged and is now being questioned over further allegations.

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“Following enquiries so far, he has since been further arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and threats to kill,” Greater Manchester Police said.

Greenwood, who has six goals this season, is under contract with United through 2025 but the club distanced itself from him on Sunday.

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“Manchester United reiterates its strong condemnation of violence of any kind,” the club said on Tuesday. “As previously communicated, Mason Greenwood will not train with, or play for, the club until further notice.”

Greenwood has been removed from the active squads in the FIFA 22 video game, Electronic Arts said.

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There has been no comment from Greenwood or his representatives.