Mason Greenwood isn’t included on Manchester United’s squad list for the Champions League but is still eligible to play in the group stages of the competition
Mason Greenwood will still be able to play in the UEFA Champions League this season despite being left out of Manchester United’s squad list for the group stages of the tournament.
United announced their 25-man squad with some first-team names such as Phil Jones missing, but several fans spotted that prolific young forward Greenwood was also absent from the list.
Fans were a bit worried that he may have suffered an injury that could rule him out long-term, but it’s actually just a simple reason for his lack of inclusion and that’s that the club don’t need to register him.
UEFA rules state that any player under the age of 21 that qualifies as “homegrown” doesn’t need to be registered as part of the maximum 25-man squad for the tournament and can instead be included on the B list.