Evans Timothy Fosu Fosu-Mensah (born 2 January 1998) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder, centre-back or full-back for German club Bayer Leverkusen and the Netherlands national team. He formerly played for Dutch club AFC Ajax’s youth team and English club Manchester United’s first team.
Born in Amsterdam to Ghanaian parents, Fosu-Mensah began his career with Ajax, before moving to England in 2014. Fosu-Mensah has played for Manchester United’s youth teams in a variety of positions, including centre-back, right-back and central midfield. He made his professional debut at left-back on 28 February 2016, in a 3–2 Premier League win at home to Arsenal, coming on as a 55th-minute substitute for Marcos Rojo.
On 19 October 2016, he signed a new long-term contract with Manchester United until 2020, with the option to extend for a further year.
Crystal Palace (on loan)
On 10 August 2017, Fosu-Mensah joined Crystal Palace on a season-long loan, reuniting with his former boss at Ajax, Frank de Boer. He made his debut for Palace two days later on 12 August 2017 against newly promoted Huddersfield Town, losing 3–0. Despite the defeat, Fosu-Mensah was praised for his last-minute tackle on Steve Mounié, denying him a hat-trick.
Fulham (on loan)
On 9 August 2018, Fosu-Mensah joined Fulham on a season-long loan. He made his debut for Fulham on 18 August 2018, in a 3–1 away defeat to Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League, playing the full 90 minutes. On 13 April 2019, he suffered knee ligament injury which saw him returning to Manchester United.
Return to United
On 27 June 2020, Fosu-Mensah made his first United senior matchday squad since 21 May 2017 as he sat on the bench for 120 minutes in an FA Cup tie against Norwich City.
On 16 July 2020, Fosu-Mensah started for United against former side Crystal Palace, his first start since 21 May 2017, when he faced Palace at Old Trafford.
On 13 January 2021, Fosu-Mensah completed a transfer from Manchester United to Bayer Leverkusen.
Evans Timothy Fosu Fosu-Mensah is a professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder, centre-back or fullback for EPL club Manchester United and the Netherlands national team.
Born in Amsterdam to Ghanaian parents, Fosu-Mensah began his career with Ajax, prior to proceeding to England at 2014. Fosu-Mensah has played for Manchester United’s youth clubs in an assortment of places, including centreback, right-back and fundamental midfield. He also even made his professional debut at left back on 28 February 2016, in a 3-2 Premier League triumph at home to Arsenal, coming as a 55th-minute replacement for Marcos Rojo.
On 19 October 20-16, he signed up a new long-term contract with Manchester United before 2020, with an choice to extend for a further year.