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Januzaj struggled.

Manchester United fans slam Adnan Januzaj's display against Everton

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Annan Januzaj’s loan move to Sunderland was supposed to reignite his career.

The 21-year-old was deemed surplus to requirements by Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford this summer. However, the Portuguese boss didn’t want to get rid of him permanently with the hope that he would progress at an alternative Premier League side.

Therefore, the winger joined former United boss David Moyes at Sunderland in the hope he can rekindle some of his early potential.

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Four games in and it’s not exactly going to plan.

Moyes’ side are currently sitting in 19th with just one point after three defeats to Manchester City, Middlesborough and tonight against Everton.

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Those United fans that were tuning into Monday Night Football may have been hoping that Januzaj could produce a performance to prove Mourinho wrong.

The Belgian had a real chance to show the Special One that he made a big mistake by sending him out on loan, especially after the disappointing performances from Jesse Lingard and Henrikh Mkhitaryan during the Manchester derby.

Sunderland v Everton - Premier League

However, if Mourinho was watching the match at home, he really wouldn’t have been impressed.

Januzaj rarely threatened the Everton defence and produced a really uninspiring performance.

So much so that he was victim to plenty of trolling from unimpressed United fans on Twitter. Check out some of the brutal reaction from them:

Twitter reaction

Januzaj burst onto the scene during the 2013/14 campaign at the Theatre of Dreams, playing in 27 Premier League matches under Moyes.

However, he was unable to maintain his form and made only five league appearances last season under Louis van Gaal - while he also had an extremely unsuccessful spell on loan at Borussia Dortmund.

Manchester United Training and Press Conference

While a relegation battle may well do Januzaj well in the long term, if he continues to produce underwhelming performances, it’s highly unlikely that Mourinho will accept him back at United next summer.

It could be a long season for Moyes and Januzaj.

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Topics:
Wayne Rooney
Everton
David Moyes
Football
Rio Ferdinand
Premier League
Adnan Januzaj
Paul Scholes
Manchester United
Ryan Giggs
Sunderland

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