Timothy Fosu-Mensah (born 2 January 1998) is an Dutch professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Manchester United.
A product of the famous Ajax youth system.
Captained Ajax at his youth level.
Impressed during Ajax’s AEGON Future Cup tournament win in April 2014.
Had trials with Man Utd, Man City and Inter Milan.
Agreed to join Manchester United in the summer of 2014 and finally signed from Ajax in September of that year for an initial £300,000 in compensation.
Won the U18 Premier League with Man Utd in 2015.
Signed his first professional contract in August 2015.
Scored his first goal for the club for the Under-21 side against Norwich City in February 2016.
Named in the first team squad for the game against Arsenal in February 2016.
Made his professional debut at left-back in February 2016 in a 3–2 Premier League win at home to Arsenal, coming on as a 55th-minute substitute for Marcos Rojo.
Agreed a new four-year contract in August 2016.
Won the 2017 Europa League against Ajax as an unused substitute.
Timothy has represented the Netherlands at Under-15, Under-16, Under-17 and Under-19 levels.
Captained Netherland Under-17’s a number of times.
Call-up to the senior team for friendlies against the Republic of Ireland, Poland and Austria.
His older bother Alfons Fosu-Mensah is a forward.
Younger brother Paul Fosu-Mensah is a midfielder for Ajax. Paul has also trained with Man Utd.