Report: Timothy Fosu-Mensah an option for Aston Villa

Leroy Sane of Manchester City is challenged by Timothy Fosu-Mensah of Fulham during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Manchester City and Fulham at Etihad Stadium on November 1,...

Aston Villa are reportedly interested in Timothy Fosu-Mensah, who is on loan at Fulham from Manchester United at the moment.

Leroy Sane of Manchester City is challenged by Timothy Fosu-Mensah of Fulham during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Manchester City and Fulham at Etihad Stadium on November 1,...

According to The Daily Mail, Manchester United-owned Fulham youngster Timothy Fosu-Mensah is an option for Aston Villa in the January transfer window.

Fosu-Mensah joined Fulham on a season-long loan deal from Premier League rivals United in the summer transfer window.

It has been reported that the Cottagers are considering sending the 21-year-old back to United this month.

The youngster has made seven starts and one substitute appearance in the Premier League for Fulham so far this season, according to WhoScored.

Timothy Fosu-Mensah of Fulham during the Premier League match between Fulham FC and AFC Bournemouth at Craven Cottage on October 27, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

Good signing for Aston Villa?

Fosu-Mensah may be struggling for playing time at Fulham at the moment, but there is no doubt that the 21-year-old is a very good and promising young player.

Blessed with the versatility to operate as a midfielder, a central defender or at right-back, the Netherlands international will enhance the depth of the current Villa squad.

Villa are aiming to finish in the top six of the Championship table this season, and Fosu-Mensah - who earns £65,000 per week as salary, according to Spotrac.com - will enhance the Villans’ chances of doing just that.

Timothy Fosu-Mensah of Fulham FC during the Premier League match between Fulham FC and AFC Bournemouth at Craven Cottage on October 27, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

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