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Ghanaian youngster Fosu Mensah on the verge of sensational move to Manchester United

Timothy Fosu Mensah

Timothy Fosu Mensah

Manchester United are on the verge of sealing a move for young Dutch-born Ghanaian defender Timothy Fosu Mensah according to widespread reports in the UK.

The 16-year-old was at United’s Carrington training grounds on Thursday ahead of his sensational move.

Fosu Mensah’s move to the English giants is informed by his impressive outing at the AEGON Future Cup tournament with Ajax in April.

He is reportedly going to cost United £300,000.

Manchester City and Inter Milan are also said to be interested by United’s Dutch manager Luis Van Gaal has gotten the headstart and is now on the verge of tying up the deal.

Fosu Mensah’s preferred position is left-back but can play as a center half as well as in defensive midfield.

He has played for the junior teams at international level for the Netherlands which makes him still eligible to play for Ghana.

READERS COMMENTS

  1. lion-fire says:

    Joe Agyeman Gyau , ghanaian playing for Dortmundhas has been called by Klinsmann to play for the senior team against Czech. One more promising talent lost the the West

  2. Nana, USA says:

    He’s not a Ghanaian bcos he doesn’t have Ghana passport. He’s a citizen of Holland even though his parents are from Ghana. That’s why LVG wants to sign him bcos he knows he’ll play for the Dutch national team.

  3. Pathooo says:

    It is sometimes good for these players who were not born in Ghana to play for such countries because of the way we treat them later, a typical example is Adam Larsen Kwarasey. Just look at what is he is going through at Black star at hands of some selfish officials.