Watch: Neville defends ‘victimised’ Mason Greenwood after media scrutiny


Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville has leapt to the defence of Mason Greenwood following the teenager’s latest controversy. 

Greenwood enjoyed a remarkable breakthrough season in 2019-20 and is regarded as one of the best young players to come out of United’s youth academy.

He recently made his England debut against Iceland but was sent home from the camp alongside Phil Foden after the pair were caught inviting girls into the team’s hotel.

The 18-year-old received further criticism when footage emerged of him inhaling laughing gas, and he was once again forced into a public apology.

But Neville believes that the media criticism has gone too far and compared it to the treatment that Raheem Sterling was subjected to.

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