Fosu Mensah returns to Man United after Fulham stint
Fosu Mensah returns to Man United after Fulham stint

Fosu Mensah returns to Man United after Fulham stint

Netherlands defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah has returned to parent club Manchester United after having surgery on a knee ligament injury.

Mensah joined the English Premier League newbies in August last year after a loan stint with Crystal Palace last season, playing regularly before Aaron Wan-Bissaka's emergence at right-back.

A versatile player who can play across the back four and in central midfield, Fosu-Mensah was seen as a shrewd acquisition by Fulham following their promotion.

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But his performances at Craven Cottage have made him a regular target for criticism and he has played just 12 times in the Premier League, the latest against Everton on Saturday seeing him sustain a knee injury.


Fosu-Mensah requires surgery and his subsequent rehabilitation will be at United, indicating the defender's time at Fulham – whose relegation has been confirmed – is over.

In a statement, Fulham noted: “Following an assessment of an injury sustained in the recent Fulham versus Everton game, Timothy Fosu-Mensah will undergo knee ligament surgery. He will return to Manchester United for rehabilitation.”

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