Crystal Palace have officially completed the signing of promising Manchester United youngster Timothy Fosu-Mensah.

The impressive defender joins Frank de Boer’s side on a season-long loan, as Palace continue their preparations for the forthcoming season, which gets underway this weekend.

Fosu-Mensah has been in search of a move that will help him to gain more valuable first-team experience in the top flight this season, and Palace have been identified as the perfect destination for all parties.

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The Dutchman has never looked out of place in United colours when called upon, but was unlikely to be rewarded with sufficient game time ahead of the 2017/18 campaign.

De Boer, who was appointed this summer, has been looking to bolster his defensive options further in recent times, and has seen his compatriot Fosu-Mensah as the man to offer him the depth and quality he demands.

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