Roy Hodgson has pushed aside communicate of a possible early go back to Manchester United for Timothy Fosu-Mensah from his mortgage spell at Crystal Palace, insisting he was once glad together with his growth at Selhurst Park this season.
The teenager, having didn’t safe common sport time all over Jose Mourinho’s opening marketing campaign, joined up with the Eagles on a season-long mortgage in August.
And he has produced plenty of spectacular shows on the again – maximum particularly all over the Zero-Zero draw with Manchester Town which noticed him pick out up the ‘Guy of the Fit’ award.
His spectacular shape has resulted in requires an early go back to Previous Trafford, however Hodgson made it transparent that there have been no plans to let the teenager make an early departure from his mortgage spell.
“I do know not anything about that. We’re more than happy with Tim Fosu-Mensah,” he stated. “I don’t know the place that tale has come from, to be truthful.”
The 20-year-old has won a precious style of existence on the grittier finish of Premier League soccer over the previous few months, making 15 appearances for a Palace facet that has hauled itself from the foot of the desk – and standing of giggling inventory for a while – to 17th within the desk.
And he has infrequently regarded misplaced. His show in opposition to Pep Guardiola’s males, for instance, blended tenacity with keep watch over in admirable symbiosis, making sure Leroy Sane infrequently won a transparent sight of purpose.
Requires him to go back and function back-up for Antonio Valencia make sense, however taking him clear of an atmosphere the place he has been pressured to be told temporarily would possibly finally end up being unproductive in the longer term.