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Man United transfer rumour touts club for potential Premier League deal

Jose Mourinho may not be a manager often associated with blooding young players, though the Manchester United fans in the Transfer Tavern were relatively impressed with how he did it last year. 

Indeed, Dutch defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah was one of the most promising success stories in that regard and many of our resident Red Devils are expecting big things from him. So, reports from the Sun have proven rather interesting.

They claim Crystal Palace are keen on the defender, with Frank De Boer having worked with him while in charge of Ajax.

A right-footed defender is understood to be a priority for the Eagles this summer and the Dutch U21 international would fit that down at Selhurst Park. Mourinho himself is said to want the talented teen to get more game time heading into the new season, with Palace thought to be interested.

De Boer is reportedly hoping his relationship with the defender could help push a deal along and is believed to be holding off on a deal for Calum Chambers until he knows whether or not he can get his man.

Though a big talent, the United fans in our bar reckon a loan move could probably do him some good.

Landlord’s Verdict 

A loan move down to south London could really help Fosu-Mensah in the long run. Unlikely to demand a starting berth at Old Trafford right now, linking back up with his former boss De Boer could really help develop his game.

Thoughts? 

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