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Adnan Januzaj set to stay at Manchester United

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Manchester United fans have a slight reprieve in their flailing season, with teenager Adnan Januzaj admitting he would be happy to spend the rest of his career with the Premier League club rather than move elsewhere.

The talented 18-year-old has been fantastic so far after his sudden emergence onto the Old Trafford scene. New boss David Moyes has been the factor to why he was handed his chance to impress, but he has taken his opportunity with considerable aplomb.

Januzaj's full Premier League debut came against Sunderland back in October when he hit the front pages with two spectacular goals in seven second-half minutes at the Stadium of Light to secure a vital victory for United.

Januzaj also signed a new five-year contract with the current champions in October, and has set his sights on silverware and success in the coming years at Old Trafford.

"You always have to keep going and work hard if you want to be even better. My parents always told me to keep my feet on the ground, keep working and, if you can, try to be the best player in the world," he told MUTV.

"In football it's not [about] age. If you're good enough to play, you have to play.

"I think the boss gave me the chance because he's known for giving a chance to young players. He's a top manager and knows exactly what he is doing with the players and everything else.

"My first opinion was to sign for Manchester United - that was my first choice. Now I've signed for them and I'm happy here. If I could play all my life at Manchester United, I would do it for the club.

"Winning trophies is the only thing I want and to try to be the best player."

"I think, to score two goals on my debut, I can't ask for any better," he added.

"I was really happy with those two goals and now have to continue to score more if I can. That was my first game, giving me the chance to play, and I had to prove I could play at first-team level.

"You don't really have a private life anymore. You have to sacrifice yourself and so it's not that easy."

There was worry that Januzaj would be leaving Manchester United come the summer, however if Sky Sports are to be believed then it looks a foregone conclusion that he will stay at Old Trafford to continue his development.

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