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The hype surrounding Januzaj just grows and grows, with Manchester United manager David Moyes comparing him to a young Wayne Rooney.
Januzaj has made the breakthrough into the United team this season, producing a match-winning display against Sunderland and being chased by a host of international teams.
It’s back to club duties this week with United facing Southampton at Old Trafford, and Januzaj will go into the game with praise ringing in his ears.
In a piece by the Mail’s Chris Wheeler, Moyes was asked to compare Januzaj to some previous teenage stars.
In reply, he said:
Wayne Rooney, Charlie Nicholas, Paul McStay—Adnan would be in that category.
It’s important to remember he’s still only 18. Some players will play for clubs when they are 18, but I think to play for Manchester United at that age is a big thing.
Januzaj has been operating in a midfield role, but Moyes feels he could develop into a forward:
Time will tell what his best position will be. He could arguably be a centre forward, he’s that good with his back to goal.
He’s also very good coming off the left and off the right, maybe in the No. 10 role when he grows with experience.