Football

Adnan Januzaj unsure of Manchester United future

Published 13 Comments

Football News
24/7

Adnan Januzaj fears being sidelined by Louis van Gaal at Manchester United.

According to the Daily Mirror, the 19-year-old attacking midfielder is unsure where he fits in at the club following the £60m acquisition of former-Real Madrid star Angel Di Maria.

The Belgium international even refused to swap shirts with one of the MK Dons players on Tuesday night, reportedly telling them: “Sorry, I want to keep it, it might be my last game.”

Related articles

- Louis van Gaal explains Januzaj decision v Sunderland
- Adnan Januzaj handed number 11 shirt
- Adnan Januzaj opts for Belgium

Five year deal

Januzaj signed a five-year contract with the 2013 Premier League champions just 10 months ago after emerging as one of the rare bright spots from the David Moyes reign.

That deal made him the best paid teenager in the world at the time, although new Manchester United recruit Luke Shaw may have broken that mark after his £27m switch from Southampton this summer.

Man United transfer news

PSG interest

But Januzaj has attracted plenty of interest himself, with his agent confirming earlier this year that PSG offered his player an astonishing offer to quit United and move to Paris. They were believed to be willing to bid £40m.

It would be a massive shock should Van Gaal decide to dispense with one of the club’s shining lights before the deadline, but the report claims Januzaj fears a late move having been ostracised since the Dutchman’s arrival.

Substitute option

He was sent on for just three minutes against Burnley, and was also a substitute against MK Dons and Sunderland.

Following the arrival of Di Maria, the Belgium’s path to the first team got even more difficult although injury to Juan Mata suffered against the Clarets could offer a route back into the starting lineup.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Manchester United
Football
Premier League

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again