This weekend as Manchester United had managed to beat a manager less Sunderland 2-1, it was the Belgian international Adnan Januzaj who managed to grab the headlines with his instant impact coming on as a substitute and scoring two fantastic goals to secure victory for United. After the match, the young Belgian was heaped with praise by footballers, fans and pundits across Europe.
The impact of the young Belgian had also managed to take off some pressure from Scotsmen Moyes, who was also praised for bringing him on as a substitute when he had other options such as Welbeck and Valencia on the bench.
At the age of 18, Adnan Januzaj has already made glimpses of star studded performances, which were first spotted by Sir Alex. These performances had earned the 18 year old a place on the bench in Ferguson’s last game in charge, in the 5-5 draw against West Brom in May. When David Moyes took over, Januzaj continued to improve as he stole the limelight in the pre season friendlies by scoring a goal in Hong Kong.
Adnan Januzaj joined Manchester United from Anderlecht in 2011 for a reported fee of nearly £300,000 after six years with Anderlecht. Already Adnan Januzaj has taken giant strides to becoming a successful and skilful footballer. At the age of 18, there is still a lot of room for improvement for the youngster, and he shall continue to succeed with more games under his belt as confidence and ability will increase with the more games he plays.