25/05/2022

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Timothy Fosu-Mensah makes his first start for Manchester United since 2017 in Crystal Palace clash

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer provides Timothy Fosu-Mensah in from the cold and hands him his to start with start for Manchester United since 2017 in need to-gain clash from Crystal Palace

  • Timothy Fosu-Mensah begun for Manchester United from Crystal Palace
  • It was his to start with start for the Pink Devils since May possibly 2017 and he went in at still left-back again
  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer opted to go with Fosu-Mensah more than Diogo Dalot 

Timothy Fosu-Mensah was handed a exceptional setting up spot in Manchester United’s XI for their need to-gain clash from Crystal Palace on Thursday evening.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer created the astonishing choice to go with Fosu-Mensah more than Diogo Dalot at still left-back again – with it becoming the defender’s to start with start for the club since May possibly 2017.

But Fosu-Mensah set in a stable display screen as United retained up their ambitions of taking part in in the Champions League next time with a 2- victory.

Timothy Fosu-Mensah battles with Andros Townsend in a rare start for Manchester United

Timothy Fosu-Mensah battles with Andros Townsend in a exceptional start for Manchester United

Fosu-Mensah was filling in for the hurt Luke Shaw, who experienced been ruled out with an ankle personal injury.

Solskjaer was adamant the club’s academy graduate was completely ready to experience his previous club, wherever he expended a year on mortgage.

Solskjaer said before Thursday’s match: ‘Timothy’s [Fosu-Mensah] been waiting around for his probability. He played a couple of reserve video games. He’ll be completely ready.’

Goals from Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial gave United victory as they retained the stress on Chelsea and Leicester for the last Champions League qualification location. 

Fosu-Mensah (left) spent a year on loan at Crystal Palace during the 2017-18 campaign

Fosu-Mensah (still left) expended a year on mortgage at Crystal Palace throughout the 2017-eighteen marketing campaign

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