Timothy Fosu-Mensah completes permanent transfer to Bayer Leverkusen in a £1.8m move
Timothy Fosu-Mensah has completed his £1.8million move from Manchester United to Bayer 04 Leverkusen.
The 23-year-old defender leaves Old Trafford having made 30 first-team appearances over the past six-and-a-
half-season, The Dutch international agreed on a contract until 2024 with the German club, who are currently
third in the Bundesliga table.
‘Timothy is a technically adept, fast, and physically strong defender who can be used as a right-back and also in
the center,’ said Leverkusen sporting director Simon Rolfes. Tim is still young and capable of development.’
“In the last few days I’ve talked a lot with the coach, and conversations with Simon Rolfes and Rudi Voller have
convinced me that there are great prospects in Leverkusen,” Fosu-Mensah, who also played on loan for Fulham
and Crystal Palace, said. “Both for me personally and for us as a team. That will be really exciting.”
A source close to Fosu-Mensah has told the Manchester Evening News that the 23-year-old is sad to be leaving
United but is ‘excited to get a fresh start and show people what he is really capable of.’
He had rejected the offer of a new three-year contract tabled by United last month.