Adnan Januzaj is facing the prospect of missing out on Euro 2016 after turning down the chance to play for Belgium’s Under-21 side.
Loaned out to Borussia Dortmund for the season, though still thought to be very much part of Manchester United’s plans for the future, Adnan Januzaj could now be in danger of missing out on playing for Belgium at Euro 2016.
This follows the news that the 20-year-old has turned down a request from national team manager Marc Wilmots to link up with the Belgian under-21 squad during the international break.
The under-21 side are preparing to face the Czech Republic in a crunch Euro 2017 qualifier and have enlisted Liverpool’s Divock Origi and Valencia’s Zakaria Bakkali to assist the youth team.
Januzaj, however, has opted against joining up with the Belgian under-21 squad, instead choosing to remain with Borussia Dortmund and focus on regaining his match fitness.
Marc Wilmots confirmed the decision during an interview with rtbf, with the Manchester United youngster now facing an uncertain future when it comes to whether he makes the squad for Euro 2016 or any future squads, for that matter.
The winger has so far made seven appearances for Borussia Dortmund and has yet to score in a competitive game for the Bundesliga club.