According to report from our sport correspondant saying that United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah is reportedly closing in on a January transfer to Bundesliga outfit Bayer Leverkusen to enable him get a regular shirt for now.
Even report from reputable media houses like the Manchester Evening News saying that Manchester United ace Timothy Fosu-Mensah is on the verge of completing a transfer to Bundesliga giants Bayer Leverkusen in the ongoing January transfer window.
Based on report saying that Fosu-Mensah joined the Manchester United youth ranks in 2014 from Dutch heavyweights team Ajax and the versatile midfielder made his first-team debut in February 2016 under then-manager Louis van Gaal.
It was also noted that the 23-year-old has struggled to carve out a place for himself in the side since joining the club and has just 30 senior appearances.
Further report also states that Fosu-Mensah had loan stints away at Crystal Palace and Fulham in the 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons in which he returned to Manchester United in 2019.
With the defender spent the majority of the 2019/20 campaign out on the sidelines with injury which affected his playing time before making a handful of appearances towards the end of the season.
It was observed that when Diogo Dalot was loaned out to AC Milan in the summer,analyst believed that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would be using Fosu-Mensah as the cover for first-choice right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka but that has not been the case with the Netherlands international featuring just three times in all competitions so far this term.
It was also observed that with the likes of Axel Tuanzebe, Brandon Williams and even Victor Lindelof all been used ahead of Fosu-Mensah in the packing order.
Concerned report is showing that the former Ajax ace entering the final six months of his contract with Manchester United and the club is willing to put forth a new deal that would extend his stay at the club till 2024 season
According to reliable sources saying that the player the contract offer made by the Red Devils, following which Solskjaer confirmed last week that the 23-year-old will be leaving the club either this month or at the end of the season on a free transfer to enable him get good playing time.
Other report also states that Fosu-Mensah was being pursued by a number of reputable club like German clubs as well as boyhood club Ajax with report stating that the player himself was understood to be seeking a return to the Netherlands, a move to Bayer Leverkusen.