Potential developments at old club Manchester United may interest Steve Bruce as he seeks to strengthen Sheffield Wednesday side

Steve Bruce the head coach

One Manchester United player looks set to cut short a loan spell at Fulham, and could fit the bill for Sheffield Wednesday's new boss.

Steve Bruce the head coach

The new Sheffield Wednesday manager, Steve Bruce, is looking to strengthen his side's full-back options in the January transfer window, according to the Star.

The names of any potential targets have yet to be disclosed, however - barring that of Mason Holgate, the Everton right-back who has since joined West Bromwich Albion on a temporary basis.


But if it is Premier League loans that Bruce is eyeing, then developments at one of the 58-year-old's former clubs may be of interest.

According to the Times, Timothy Fosu-Mensah wants to return to Manchester United this month with a view to making another short-term move, after struggling to make an impact at Fulham.

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.

And a Championship spell could suit the Dutch right-back, whose previous loan to Crystal Palace did not go entirely as expected.

Given Bruce's strong Manchester United ties - which he used to acquire Axel Tuenzebe on loan for Aston Villa as recently as the start of this season - Wednesday could be at the front of the queue for any fringe players of which the Red Devils intend to dispose this winter.

19 Dec 1987:  Portrait of Steve Bruce of Manchester United before a match. \ Mandatory Credit: Simon  Bruty

And Fosu-Mensah looks set to be one of them.

Would the Fulham loanee be a good addition for Sheffield Wednesday?

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