Contract Dispute Could See United Lose Starlet Januzaj To Rivals City
Manchester United risk losing highly-rated youngster Adnan Januzaj to fierce rivals Manchester City due to his ongoing contract dispute, according to reports.
Despite the summer transfer window being closed there is still plenty of gossip in the newspapers, so we’ll keep you up to date on all the latest transfer news. Today, Man Utd could lose Adnan Januzaj to Man City.
Manchester United risk losing highly-rated youngster Adnan Januzaj to fierce rivals Manchester City due to an ongoing contract dispute, according to the Daily Mail.
Januzaj is regarded as one of the hottest prospects to come through the United youth ranks in recent years and he’s widely tipped to have a bright career ahead of him.
However, his future at Old Trafford is in serious doubt with the 18-year-old at odds with the champions over a new contract. The teenagers current deal expires at the end of this season and despite extensive negotiations over the last six months, the youngster has so far refused any offers of a new deal with an agreement over an extension is yet to found.
The Daily Mail claim this impasse has alerted several clubs with Man City thought to be heading the queue should the talented midfielder decide his future lies elsewhere.
Januzaj showcased his ability with a fine second half performance against Crystal Palace on Saturday and David Moyes is under increasing pressure to hand the youngster more first team action in order to try and secure his long-term future.
The Mail suggest the players representatives are not only looking for personal terms that reflect the players ability and potential but they also want assurances that Januzaj will be given more first team opportunities in the near future.
Moyes said on Saturday that he was confident the Belgian starlet would sign a new five-year deal soon, but speculation will continue the longer this contract dispute goes on and Januzaj’s future will remain in doubt until he puts pen to paper.
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