Tension for Solskjaer as big Man United star dumps the club, joins top Bundesliga side

Tension for Solskjaer as big Man United star dumps the club, joins top Bundesliga side

– Timothy Fosu-Mensah has left Manchester United for a move to Bayer Leverkusen

– The Premier League giants have wished the 23-year-old good luck in his football career

– Manchester United are currently topping the Premier League table with 36 points

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Manchester United who are currently topping the Premier League table have confirmed the permanent departure of Dutchman Timothy Fosu-Mensah who has joined Bayer Leverkusen.

Lack of active playing time at Old Trafford forced the 23-year-old player out of Manchester United joining a team occupying third position on the German Bundesliga.

Before Manchester United chiefs decided to sell Fosu-Mensah to Bayer Leverkusen, he had loan spell at Fulham and Crystal Palace.

According to the confirmation made by Manchester United, Timothy Fosu-Mensah joined the Red Devils five years ago from Ajax and played first game for the side against Arsenal.

Trouble for Solskjaer as Man United star leaves club to join top German side

So far this season, Fosu-Mensah has been able to play one game for Manchester United in their Premier League opener against his former side Crystal Palace.

His last game for Manchester United was in Champions League defeat against Istanbul Basaksehir which was in November 2020.

In total, Timothy made 30 appearances for Manchester United and he was unable to score any goal for the Red Devils in all competitions.

Meanwhile, Ole Solskjaer and his wards at Manchester United have been impressive this season in the Premier League and they have also established a three-point lead on the table.

Solskjaer and his men will be traveling at Anfield on Sunday, January 17, to face second placed Liverpool in what is expected to be a tough Premier League clash.

Timothy Fosu-Mensah in action for Manchester United

Timothy Fosu-Mensah joins Bayer Leverkusen from Manchester United.
Photo by Matthew Peters
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how English and Manchester United goalkeeper Nathan Bishop was hailed by Portugal international and club’s teammate Bruno Fernandes after signing new deal.

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Bishop Nathan actually joined the Red Devils from Southend in January 2020 and has already caught the eye of Old Trafford coaching crew under Ole Solskjaer.

Manchester United have handed the English goalkeeper improved terms in a contract which runs until 2023 with the option to extend for another year.

Nathan Bishop has played for Manchester United’s Under 21 team, but the 21-year-old is yet to play for first team at Old Trafford.

Bishop was born in Hillingdon, Greater London and joined Southend United at a young age and first appeared in the first-team squad towards the end of the 2016–17 campaign.

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