Manchester United teenager Adnan Janzaj propelled himself into the spotlight earlier this campaign with a match-winning brace against Sunderland and, if Twitter rumours are to be believed, the midfielder has now taken his new-found status up a notch by bagging himself a celebrity girlfriend.

While the Premier League champions have struggled for consistency this term, Januzaj is enjoying his breakthrough season and continues to impress with his composed performances, despite being aged only 18.

Following some fine displays in the earlier part of the season, Januzaj was awarded a lucrative new contract as Manchester United moved to extinguish any interest in the young player.

This represented a rapid rise for Januzaj, although this may have now been topped by speculation that he has been dating popstar Tulisa, a former judge on the X Factor.

Twitter is awash with rumours (and they are nothing more than that, at present) that Januzaj has been spotted with Tulisa, who is some six years the senior of Old Trafford's latest wonderkid.

Januzaj would not be the first footballer to have been in a relationship with Tulisa, who was previously with Danny Simpson, who himself used to play for Manchester United.

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