Omari Forson Biography, Parents, Age, Nationality, Position and more

Omari Forson is a professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for English Premier League side Manchester United.

Omari Forson was born on the 20th of July, 2004 to his Ghanian parents in London, England.

Full NameOmari Nathan Forson
Date of Birth 20 July 2004
Place of BirthLondon, England
Nationality England, Ghana
Youth Team(s)West Ham United, Tottenham Hotspur
Current Team Manchester United
Position Attacking midfielder
Stronger foot Left
Height1,79 m
Playing style Creative midfielder

Youth career

Early days

Omari Forson started his footballing career at a very young age as he played for London clubs West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur. He also spent some of his early days training at David Beckham’s academy in Greenwich.

Manchester United

On the 1st of July 2020, Omari Forson signed for Manchester United snubbing interest from the likes of Arsenal and Manchester City.
Omari Forson started out with Manchester United’s U-13 team and worked his way up to U-16 team in no time. He was also part of United’s U-18 squad that won the 2021/2022 Fa Youth cup although he was used sparingly in that competition.

He signed his first professional contract with Manchester United on the 7th of August 2021 and was then promoted to the U-23 squad in the 2022/2023 season. He would eventually make his first team debut for United in a 2–0 away win against Wigan in the 2023/2024 season and his English Premier League debut as a substitute in a 4-3 away win against Wolverhampton Wanderers, providing an impressive assist for Kobbie Mainoo’s late winner in the game.

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Playing style

Omari Forson primarily plays as an attacking midfielder and possess quite an exceptional pace and creativity on the ball.

He can also play as a wide midfielder and on the right wing where he can hurt the opposition with his pace and trickery on the ball and has been touted as the next breakout star alongside another Ghanaian born midfielder Kobbie Mainoo.

International Career

Omari Forson is an England youth international having played on several occasions for the U-16 teams. The talented midfielder is however still eligible to play for his homeland Ghana through both his parents who are natives of the West African country.

Our Verdict

Omari Forson is undoubtedly a talented young player who will hope to fulfil his dreams by making the step up to United’s first team as soon as possible. While there is still quite a long way to go for the midfielder before he can become a part of the first team, he just needs to keep on working and improving on his game and he would surely get the opportunity to shine at Old Trafford in the nearest future.

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND – MARCH 06: Omari Forson of Manchester United U18s in action during the U18s Premier League match between Manchester United U18s and Sunderland U18s at The Academy of Light on March 06, 2020 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Manchester United/Manchester United via Getty Images)

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