Crystal Palace hires Fosu-Mensah for one season from Manchester United

Crystal Palace hires Fosu-Mensah for one season from Manchester United

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Timothy Fosu-Mensah will play this season at Crystal Palace. The club manager Frank de Boer, Thursday, the lease agreement with Manchester United.

The jeugdinternational of Orange is going to be at the London club, wearing number 24 to play. The 19-year-old defender has 21 official duels for Manchester United to his name.

“Tim is a young player with great potential”, says United manager José Mourinho on the website of his club. “I am very pleased with the progress that he has made. It is clear that he is getting better every day.”

A conversation with The Farmer convinced Fosu-Mensah to go to Crystal Palace to come. “The manager made it clear that he wanted to have, he gave me a great feeling. That confidence should I pay back in good performance for the club,” says the born in Amsterdam, on the website of Crystal Palace.

“I am only 19 years old and have much to learn. The opportunity to more to play to come on a regular basis will develop my skills to help.”

I’m very happy to have signed for @CPFC. Everyone at the club made me feel very welcome I ” m looking forward to it…


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15:25 – August 10, 2017


The Farmer shows himself delighted with the arrival of Fosu-Mensah, who he knows from the youth of Ajax. “Timothy is a player with great speed and incredible physical qualities. In modern soccer, you have players with speed and strength needed. He may, in addition to the defense also on the society from the feet.”

“In our system, I see in him in the first instance, as a right central defender, but in the 4-3-3 system, he can also as a fullback from the feet.”

With Patrick of Bolted and Jairo Riedewald has Crystal Palace already have two Dutch defenders under contract.

Riedewald and Fosu-Mensah can Saturday debut for Palace at home the competition opens at Huddersfield Town.

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