I got rid of Man Utd kit Ryan Giggs gave me, says Rachel Riley… as she threatens to pull support over Mason Greenwood

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COUNTDOWN co-host Rachel Riley has revealed she got rid of the Manchester United kit Ryan Giggs gave her as she threatens to pull her support over Mason Greenwood.

The maths whizz, 37, and Red Devils fan was gifted the top with her name and the number ’86 on – the year she was born – back in 2013 when Giggs, 48, made a guest appearance on the Channel 4 show.

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Rachel Riley has revealed she ditched the football top given to her by Giggs following his arrest
The TV presenter was gifted the strip by Giggs when he appeared on Countdown

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The TV presenter was gifted the strip by Giggs when he appeared on CountdownCredit: PA:Press Association
It comes as she announced she wouldn't support the club anymore if they let Greenwood back in the squad

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It comes as she announced she wouldn’t support the club anymore if they let Greenwood back in the squadCredit: Getty

Despite supporting Man Utd for years, the TV presenter has now said she has gotten rid of the strip and is even considering ditching the club altogether.

Rachel revealed she had binned the present from former ace Giggs amid his arrest following an alleged assault on his ex-girlfriend in 2020.

He was charged with two counts of assault – which he denied – before they were dropped in July this year.

And Rachel has now said if current-suspended striker Greenwood, 21, is allowed to return, she won’t be able to support the club.

If Greenwood stays at Man Utd I’ll stop supporting the club, says Rachel Riley
Man Utd WILL welcome Mason Greenwood back into the fold next week

It comes as club bosses are expected to make a decision imminently about whether to allow him back in the squad.

Greenwood was arrested and charged with attempted rape, assault and controlling and coercive behaviour back in January 2022.

He recently had all charges dropped by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in February this year.

Greenwood hasn’t kicked a ball for Man Utd since but chief exec Richard Arnold is expected to announce his rumoured comeback after the Lionesses World Cup final against Spain on Sunday.

The delay in revealing the decision comes as Manchester Untied Women’s team will be consulted after some were understood to have reservations about the return.

Man Utd goalkeeper Mary Earps and midfielders Ella Toone and Katie Zelem are all currently in Australia for the tournament.

Greenwood could have his contract terminated, be put back into the first team, loaned out or sold.

Last week the club released provisional squad numbers for the new season – with him omitted.

In his last season, Greenwood wore No11 on his back – but that number as well as the player himself did not appear on the list.

Manager Erik ten Hag and the majority of the first team have suggested they were open to the idea of bringing the Greenwood back.

The maths whizz told her Twitter followers she wouldn't be able to carry on supporting Utd

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The maths whizz told her Twitter followers she wouldn’t be able to carry on supporting UtdCredit: Channel 4





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