SKY SPORTS: Highly rated Fulham defender willing to complete ‘dream’ move to Man United before deadline

Premier League giants Manchester United are currently suffering from some weakness at the back this term, especially with the injuries in defence since the start of the campaign and bad displays of England international duo of Phil Jones and one-time reliable centre-half Chris Smalling.

The Red devils are keen to lure a new defender to Old Trafford in the January transfer window, where they are required to land a top quality defender in order to lift a trophy and favourably compete for the top four this term.

However, a fresh defender looks he is on his way to the Manchester club his head coach has confirmed officially that the defender will be departing his club to Premier League club Manchester United.

The Italian tactician and former Chelsea and Leicester City boss, Claudio Ranieri, has confirmed officially as per Sky Sports that the 21 years old , Timothy Fosu-Mensah, will be linking up with the Red devils, his previous club, after being sent out on loan to the West London based English Premier League side.

Young defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah has heavily struggled to impress the coach and fans alike and featured only 627 minutes with the London club – Fulham in eight League games, and one Carabao Cup encounter.

The loan spell of young defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah was until the conclusion of this campaign, but he looks available to join the Red Devils, or leave to join another club on loan. Knowing that the defender can play as a right back, center back and defensive midfielder.