Man United fans react to Adnan Januzaj's foolish red card for Sunderland

Published Add your comment

Football News

Just when you thought the bad fortune surrounding Manchester United couldn't get any worse today, step forward Adnan Januzaj.

The Belgian midfielder isn't currently part of Jose Mourinho's Old Trafford squad after being loaned out to Sunderland at the start of the season, but that didn't stop him continuing the Red Devils' bad day.

That's after he was given his marching orders in Sunday's late kick-off between Sunderland and Tottenham for two foolish incidents inside the final 10 minutes. As you might expect, social media wasn't kind.

First, the misdemeanours that earned the midfielder the early bath.

The first card was shown after Januzaj vented his frustration to match official Mike Dean. A silly decision that should have meant the midfielder was on his best behaviour for the rest of the game.

However, things got even worse for the ex-United man as he lazily went in on his Spurs opponent with his studs showing in the 90th minute.

Perhaps it was simply United fans letting their frustration out as they continue to come to terms with a 3-1 loss at Watford earlier today, but Januzaj didn't get an easy ride as fans kept an eye on their on-loan midfielder...

After United's current midfield put in another lacklustre display in losing to Watford, Januzaj could have boosted his reputation with a positive display this evening. Or, at worst, keep a low profile.

Unfortunately for him, after seeing red against Spurs, all he has really done is put his future back at United in even more doubt.

Loaned out for the second consecutive season d now facing up to a suspension, it isn't looking good for the midfielder and it doesn't exactly sound like he will be welcomed back with open arms in Manchester when he does return.

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

Wayne Rooney
Premier League
Adnan Januzaj
Paul Scholes
Manchester United
UEFA Champions League
David de Gea

Article Comments

Read more

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


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. 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