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Bayer Leverkusen confirm serious knee injury for ex-Man Utd fullback Fosu-Mensah

Bayer Leverkusen has confirmed a serious injury has been suffered by Timothy Fosu-Mensah.

The former Manchester United fullback broke down in the defeat to SC Freiburg.

It's now been confirmed Fosu-Mensah has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. He will require an operation and won't be seen again this season.

Bayer sports director Simon Rolfes stated: "We will support him as much as we can so that he emerges stronger from this difficult situation."

Fosu-Mensah signed permanently for Bayer from United in January.

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