Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Fosu-Mensah Ready to Be Flexible to Win Slot at United

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Fosu-Mensah Ready to Be Flexible to Win Slot at United

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TIMOTHY Fosu-Mensah admits he is willing to play in any position to satisfy Jose Mourinho following another encouraging display at rightback.

The 19-year-old put in an impressive shift at right-back against Real Madrid on Sunday night and stood up to the challenge of facing Gareth Bale.

It was the Dutchman's third appearance in the position on the club's pre-season tour and it seems Mourinho sees him as Antonio Valencia's deputy.

But, with left-back Luke Shaw due to return in September, and Matteo Darmian in reserve at right-back, Fosu-Mensah admits he will be happy to play at centre back and defensive midfield, too, if it means getting on the field.

"I like them all." he said after the penalty shoot-out win over Madrid.

"If the manager wants me to play centre-back I'll play there. If he wants me to play defensive midfield, I'll play there. …

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