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Man United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah completes permanent move to Bayer Leverkusen

Last updated 5 days ago | By Robert Abong'o

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester United v Crystal Palace - Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - September 19, 2020 Manchester United's Timothy Fosu-Mensah in action [Reuters, Richard Heathcote]

Manchester United 23-year-old defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah has left Old Trafford for Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen.

The Netherlands international agreed terms with Leverkusen, a reported undisclosed fee while passing his medical on Wedmnesday, January 13. 

Leverkusen are currently third place in the Bundesliga with 29 points after 15 games, four behind leaders and title holders Bayern Munich.

Fosu-Mensah joined Manchester United from Ajax in his youth and made his senior debut for the against Arsenal in 2016. He has also had loan spells at Crystal Palace and Fulham.

SANTA CLARA, CA - JULY 23: Gareth Bale #11 of Real Madrid and Timothy Fosu-Mensah #24 of Manchester United go for the ball during the International Champions Cup match at Levi's Stadium on July 23, 2017 in Santa Clara, California. [Photo by Ezra Shaw, Getty Images]

The Dutchman has featured for Solskjaer’s side this season - at right-back for Crystal Palace at Old Trafford in the Premier League opener.

He also made an appearance in the 2-1 Champion League defeat to Istanbul Basaksehir in November, with his final appearance made away to RB Leipzig.

Fosu-Mensah made 30 appearances for Manchester United.

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