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Adnan Januzaj's dream 5-a-side team includes two Man Utd icons and Fellaini

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Adnan Januzaj's career may have stalled in recent years since he burst onto the scene back in 2013, but the 21-year-old winger can still reel off an impressive list of star players he has played alongside to date.

Still on the books at Manchester United, the Belgian youngster also spent a season on loan at Borussia Dortmund before linking up with Sunderland this season.

But which of his former teammates (and current? Well there is Jermain Defoe) would make it into Januzaj's dream five-a-side lineup? Well, thanks to a new video, we now know the answer. Be warned, Marouane Fellaini does end up grabbing one of the midfield spots.

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Even though he was creating the team as part of a segment for the Sunderland media department, Januzaj decided against including any of his current teammates in the north East.

Dream Team

Instead, his lineup includes two fellow Belgium internationals and four players who either play for United or did so until recently.

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GK - Thibaut Courtois - Chelsea

Januzaj simple explanation for including his fellow Belgian and Chelsea's number one? 

"He's young and he's one of the best goalkeepers in the world".

Same could be said about your Old Trafford teammate David De Gea, Adnan. Might be a bit awkward when that loan move runs out.

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DEFENDER - Patrice Evra - Juventus

A firm favourite amongst United fans after his countless years of service at left-back, Januzaj is clearly a big fan of the current Juventus star too.

Indeed, it was Evra who the Belgium winger often lined up in front of when he was breaking onto the scene a few seasons ago.

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MIDFIELD - Paul Pogba - Manchester United 

He might still be coming to terms with his second stint at United, but the world's most expensive player is still top of the pile amongst his fellow professionals.

Januzaj will be hoping that, one day, he can line up in the same United starting XI rather than having to pick him in a 5-a-side team.

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MIDFIELD - Marouane Fellaini - Manchester United

Probably the biggest curve ball in Januzaj's selection is the tough-tackling, elbow-flailing Belgian midfielder.

Every team needs someone to win the ball back, though, even when it is only five-a-side. 

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STRIKER - Robin Van Persie - Fenerbahce

Another former United teammate rounds off what is an impressive looking team. 

Although his best years are behind him, RVP was one of the finest finishers the Premier League has ever seen and almost single-handedly led the Red Devils to the title a few years back. 

Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion - Premier League

Obviously, with just five players to pick and three positions to fill, there are some big names left out of Januzaj's lineup. Indeed, not a single member of Dortmund's talented squad makes the cut.

Filling it with current United players and club legends will at least keep his current employers happy. 

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