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Manchester United sensation Adnan Januzaj’s international future continues to command the headlines.
England boss Roy Hodgson put the player back in focus this week when suggesting he would leave it to the FA to approach the teenager.
Januzaj is also eligible to represent Belgium, Albania, Turkey and Serbia, but his first international outing could well come in the colours of Kosovo.
Kosovo’s first-ever match takes place on March 5 against Haiti and the nation’s FA have invited Januzaj to play for them.
The Star’s David Woods has quotes from Eroll Salihu, the secretary general of the Football Federation of Kosovo.
We are in discussions with Adnan’s family and to have a player of his amazing talent play in our very first match would be hugely symbolic.
We feel he owes it to his people to take some part in the match, even if it is for just 15 minutes.
I stress this is a symbolic gesture. By playing in this match we are not thinking he is making any commitment to us.
It is a friendly and would not have an affect on him being able to play for another country in the future.
It is not our purpose to do that, but we hope he can be with us on a very special and memorable occasion.