Reports: PSG want Adnan Januzaj on loan; a year after £40m bid rumours

Adnan Januzaj (low qual)

Less than 12 months after Paris Saint-Germain were linked with a £40m bid for Adnan Januzaj, they want him again.

When he made his full debut at Sunderland, nobody could've expected teenager Adnan Januzaj to rescue Manchester United from the brink of defeat.

Yet with the Red Devils 1-0 down, Januzaj took over, scoring twice to earn three points and plaudits aplenty - he was a star in the making.

Fast forward to the present day, and Januzaj is on the fringes of the United side under new manager Louis van Gaal, who has either played a narrow diamond or with wing backs; neither system accommodating winger Januzaj.

That has led to speculation that United will look to loan the Belgian international out in January, with Everton and Real Sociedad linked with moves in recent weeks.

However, reports in France suggest that Paris Saint-Germain lead the race for his signature, with Laurent Blanc looking to add an attacking midfielder to his side in the January transfer window.

The notion of United loaning out a player to a top Champions League side is strange, but Paris Saint-Germain have history with Januzaj.

If we cast our minds back to this time last year, Januzaj was being hyped in the press, and PSG were allegedly lining up a £40m bid to take him to the French capital.

Now to approach the Red Devils with a loan offer according to L'Equipe, PSG could be eyeing up a permanent move at the end of such a stay, but it just goes to show how Januzaj's career has stalled in recent months that it's now just a loan rather than a whopping £40m move.

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