PHOTO: United wonderkid Adnan Januzaj hints at nationality choice

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Manchester United star Adnan Januzaj was pictured with Belgian shin pads.

The Manchester United youngster is arguably the finest footballer on the planet yet to have represented a national team at full level.

Adnan Januzaj, 19, was born in Belgium though he is eligible to represent Albania through his ethnic Albanian heritage, Turkey through his grandparents, Kosovo – despite not having a FIFA affiliated team - as a result of his parents and possibly England in the future.

Naturally, each country wants Adnan Januzaj to play for them as a result of his current ability and fantastic potential - though as of yet he has resisted all temptations.

The attacking midfielder joined Manchester United from Belgian champions Anderlecht in 2011 at the age of 16.

He has since grown in the youth teams, and marked his Premier League debut this season during United’s 2-0 win over Crystal Palace at Old Trafford.

Januzaj gradually became more involved before hitting the headlines with an excellent brace during Manchester United’s 2-1 away victory over Sunderland.

He has gone on to represent United 23 times in the Premier League, scoring three goals and assisting a further three and in October signed a new five-year deal at the club.

Whilst his club future is settled, his international career still remains a mystery. Belgium are in constant dialogue with the youngster, and they may have won the race for his international commitment.

During Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with Bayern Munich, Adnan Januzaj was spotted with Belgian shin pads, displaying the colours of the flag, his famed number 44 and the Manchester United badge. A hint, who knows, but the Belgians will certainly be getting excited about it.

Will Adnan Januzaj represent Belgian national team in the near future?

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