Ex-Man Utd U18 coach McGuinness: Fosu-Mensah has the ‘wow’ factor

Former Manchester United U18 coach Paul McGuinness says Tim Fosu-Mensah has a big chance of making it at the club.

The young Dutchman, 18, is already fans’ favourite – which isn’t a surprise for McGuinness.

He told Sky Sports: “Timothy really settled in during his second year at United. He’s got ‘wow factor’ pace and acceleration.”

“I mean, really, his acceleration is outstanding, which can get him out of trouble when defending and means he’s quick to cover people. It’s quite dramatic and the crowd have seen that on occasions when he’s suddenly burst past people.

“It surprises opponents whether in defence or midfield because a big strength of his is to run into spaces. They are his main strengths. The other side to that is he will have to get a consistency of concentration and the ability to be reliable, but he’s certainly got the attributes.”

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