Ask any Manchester United fan, and they’ll probably admit that Timothy Fosu-Mensah turned out to be something of a disappointment at the club.

The youngster moved to Old Trafford from Ajax in 2014 and by 2016 had managed to get himself promoted from the U18s to the first team.

A series of loan spells in the Premier League soon followed, first at Crystal Palace in 2017 and then Fulham in 2019.

Despite regularly featuring for both of those sides, the young Dutchman never really kicked on, and so in January this year, he was shipped out permanently by Manchester United to Bayer Leverkusen in a £1.53m deal.

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All in all, it was a disappointing end to his career in England, with him managing just 30 appearances for Manchester United’s first team over the years.

It seems, though, he and his family don’t look at things that way, at least if the latest comments from his brother, Paul Fosu-Mensah, who plays for Dutch side Helmond Sport, are to be believed.

“When you get to make your debut against Arsenal at the age of eighteen at a full Old Trafford… That’s not something everyone can say,” he told Voetbalzone.

“Pff, my heart was pounding when he stood on the sidelines. I still have those moments vividly in my memory.

“You always walk around with that. I am just proud. My brother played Premier League and now plays in the Bundesliga.”