Moyes denies interest in loan move to reunite with Adnan Januzaj

David Moyes Interview - 23/02/2014

David Moyes has denied an interest in bringing Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj to Real Sociedad on loan.

Real Sociedad manager David Moyes has told ESPN that he isn't interested in a deal to reunite with Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj.

Recent speculation in the Telegraph has linked the Belgian international with a loan move to the La Liga side in a bid to rekindle his best form, but Moyes says there's no truth to the rumours.

"I've read about it but I don't know where it has come from. It hasn't come from me," said Moyes.

Moyes was also full of praise for the 19-year-old, who has really struggled to make an impact under Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal.

"Along with Wayne Rooney, Adnan is the best young talent I've worked with as a manager. He's a wonderful player gifted with great balance and the ability to go past people with little ease. When I see his poise on the ball he has characteristics of Johan Cruyff," he said.

"Adnan can go past a player to his left or right; he can go inside or outside. He's still young and developing physically, but he'll get better as he does, just as I saw him improve so much last year," Moyes added.

The stats show just how much Januzaj has regressed. Januzaj hit four goals and three assists in 27 appearances under Moyes last season, but hasn't made an entry in either statistical column this season in 11 appearances under van Gaal.

Moyes' reliance on crossing probably helped the winger's productivity, and whilst a loan move may help his development, the Scot says there's no truth to the speculation.

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