Adnan Januzaj (born 5 February 1995) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a left winger for Real Sociedad.
Started his career with FC Brussels before joining Anderlecht as a 10-year-old in 2005.
Moved to Manchester United aged 16 in March 2011 after impressing in a skills session in Brussels.
Was named 2013 Denzil Haroun Reserve Player of the Year for Manchester United Reserves.
Made his debut for Manchester United against Wigan Athletic in August 2013 in the Community Shield, coming on for Robin van Persie.
Won the Community Shield in 2013.
Made his Premier League debut in a 2–0 home win over Crystal Palace in September 2013.
Scored twice as United beat Sunderland 2–1.
Signed a new five-year contract in October 2013 after becoming a regular under Moyes.
Finished the 2013/14 season with 4 goals in 35 games.
Named 2013 Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup Golden Ball winner.
Nominated for the 2013 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year.
Given the number 11 shirt, previously worn by the recently retired Ryan Giggs for the 2014/15 season
Failed to score in the 2014-15 season even though he played 21 times.
Scored in his first start of the 2015/16 season but was sent on loan to Borussia Dortmund soon after.
Borussia Dortmund (loan)
Loaned to German club Borussia Dortmund on a season-long deal.
Was reported in September 2015 that he will not be staying at Dortmund for more than one season.
Januzaj returned to United in January 2016 due to lack of game time.
Join Sunderland on a season-long loan in August 2016, linking up with former Manchester United manager David Moyes.
Made his debut in the first games of the season against Manchester City.
Scored a late winner in his third game against Shrewsbury Town, this was his only goal for the club.
Finished his loan playing 28 games as Sunderland were relegated.
Joined Real Sociedad in July 2017 after signing a five-year deal for £9.35 million.
Made his La Liga debut in September 2017 against Deportivo de La Coruña, scoring his first goal the following month against SD Eibar.
Eligible to represent Belgium, Albania, Kosovo and Turkey.
In June 2013, the former coach of the Belgian Under-18 and Under-19 teams, Marc Van Geersom, declared that Januzaj had refused a call-up to the Belgian team a number of times, since he would prefer to play for Albania.
Wilmots announced that Januzaj had committed himself to the Belgian national team.
Included in Belgium’s 24-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Played a first game with the national team against Luxembourg but this was not an official match as Belgium made too many substitutions.
Made his official debut came in a 1–0 win over Tunisia in June.
It has been reported that Januzaj wants to play for Kosavo but as he played a game for Belgium after Kosavo became a FIFA member this is not an option.
Recalled to the Belgium squad in November 2017 for the friendlies with Mexico and Japan.
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