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JANUZAJ DIDN’T SEIZE HIS OPPORTUNITY

Mourinho said that Adnan Januzaj’s future has been decided when queried on just what his plans for the young Kosovo-born was.


Who imagined such a backward growth 4 years after the 22-year old rose above the veterans in the United squad to drag over a win against Sunderland,scoring two goals in the process.

Chants of the new Ronaldo and Messi were rolled out immediately and within a short time then coach DavidMoyes got him to commit to a 5-year deal in a desperate attempt to shield the young light away from the elite predators of European football. It was the time when the Red Devils were facing the prospect of having a heavy crash off their perch as Moyes’ first season in the club kept looking like a nightmare.

United’s abject display for much of the first season in the post-Ferguson era connived to give Januzaj the kind of opportunities hardly bestowed on teenagers anywhere in the world much less a club of United’s stature.

The following season under was expected to be a proper break out season for the youngster.Unfortunately, by January,he was on the plane to Borussia Dortmund for the rest of the season. A return of 6 appearances and 0 goals showed Adnan didn’t fare better in Germany. Read more »

Gus Poyet reveals disappointment on Jack

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has revealed his disappointment surrounding midfielder Jack Rodwell, who offered the club a major hope after signing from Manchester City for £ 10 million in the summer.

Rodwell was expected to finally overcome his injury problems and excel in his midfield role due to regular game time. This has not been the case as the former Everton man has been suffering from niggling injury problems like the latest groin injury. This has led to a stop and start season and his form has suffered a result of it.Poyet has been hopeful of getting Rodwell back to 100% soon.

For the first time this season, Poyet expressed his dissatisfaction with the way Rodwell’s signing is turning out for the club. The 23-year-old midfielder has not featured for Sunderland since being sent off in the 0-0 draw against Fulham in the FA Cup a month ago. This is due to a combination of suspension and injury problems.Poyet has confirmed that the player is still 50-50 to feature this weekend. Sunderland have a mammoth clash against Manchester United at Old Trafford. Unlike in the last 12 months, the black cats will not have an easy ride against United who have rediscovered their form. Read more »

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