Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood at England training last year (file picture). Image: PA Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood at England training last year (file photo). Image: PA

. AN APOLOGETIC MASON Greenwood insists he has actually discovered a lesson after a breach of coronavirus policies resulted in him being sent home from England responsibility.

The 18-year-old Manchester United striker and Manchester City’s Phil Foden, 20, were both eliminated from Gareth Southgate’s team ahead of the Nations League match versus Denmark after claims emerged in the Icelandic media that the pair had actually invested time with two women during the trip to Reykjavik, where both gamers made their senior launchings in a 1-0 win over the hosts on Saturday.

Southgate stated it was a “really serious” breach of their bio-bubble in Copenhagen and the Football Association has released a full investigation.

” Having now had the possibility to show on what’s happened, I can only apologise to everybody for the shame I have caused,” Greenwood stated in a statement.

” It was careless of me to break the Covid-19 procedures which are in location to secure gamers, personnel and the general public.

” In particular, I want to apologise to Gareth Southgate, for letting him down, when he had actually shown fantastic trust in me.

Playing for England was among the proudest minutes in my life and I just have myself to blame for this huge mistake.

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” I assure my household, the fans, Manchester United and England that this is a lesson I will gain from.”.

On Monday United launched a statement saying: “We are liaising with the Football Association and are disappointed with the actions of Mason Greenwood over this circumstance.”.

Foden likewise apologised on Monday, with Manchester City explaining his actions as “totally improper”:.

Source: Phil Foden Twitter.

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