Mason Greenwood keeps business in the family as United starlet opts to be represented by his father after snubbing advances from top agencies February 8, 2020 – Posted in: Blog – Tags: Advances, Agencies, Business, dailymail, family, Father, Football, Greenwood, Manchester United, Mason, News, News Sports, NewsSports, opts, represented, snubbing, Sport, SPORTS, Sports News, SportsNews, starlet, Top, United
- Mason Greenwood has rejected approaches to be represented by top agencies
- The Manchester United youngster will remain with his father going forward
- Agencies had come forward long before he broke through in the first team
- Greenwood Snr negotiated his son’s first professional contract and Nike deal
Mason Greenwood has snubbed top agencies and will be represented by his father
The youngster has attracted interest since bursting onto the scene under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Mason Greenwood has rebuffed approaches from the country’s top agencies to remain represented by his father.
Sportsmail understands a host of stellar names had enquired about taking on the Manchester United striker’s interests long before he shot to prominence last year.
The teenager’s 10 goals in his first full season at senior level have done nothing to suppress the excitement about his burgeoning career but Greenwood has so far kept business matters within his family.
Greenwood Snr negotiated his son’s first professional contract in 2018 as well as the improved terms of a new four-year agreement last October and a boot deal with Nike.
Should his status at United continue to rise and the 18-year-old keeps scoring, United would likely sit down to discuss a fresh deal long before the current contract ends in 2023. The Greenwood family are believed to have a strong relationship with the club.
Greenwood is beginning to establish himself within the England set-up, scoring his first Under 21 goal during a friendly defeat in Holland in November.
For now, he looks set to remain looked after by his father, with family representation becoming more common in the Premier League.
At United, both Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard are two who list family members as their agents.
United summer transfer target Jude Bellingham, the 16-year-old Birmingham City midfielder, has his affairs taken care of by family. At Manchester City, both academy products Tosin Adarabioyo and Tommy Doyle operate under similar arrangements.