10 Players Newcastle Should Break Their Transfer Record For
10. Adnan Januzaj
Age: 20 Club: Manchester United Nationality: Belgian Estimated Market Value: £15million -20 million League Apps (2014-15): 18 Adnan Januzaj struggled last season but Manchester United is currently the wrong place for a 20-year-old attacking midfielder who is trying to learn his trade. The midfielder made 18 appearances for the Red Devils and did not manage a single goal or assist as Louis van Gaal tried to discover his best starting XI. The previous year, the Belgian attacker scored four goals and produced a number of high-level performances under the management of David Moyes. Newcastle United are desperate for a winger who can genuinely go past full-backs and play on the opposite flank to Rolando Aarons. Yoan Gouffran and Moussa Sissoko are simply not built for the role and Gabriel Obertan does not have the required level of composure to excel in the position, despite having the speed. Januzaj would be given a platform to showcase his ability on a regular basis and would excel knowing his teammates were relying on his services.
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