Manchester United manager David Moyes has said he see's a bright future for youngster Adnan Januzaj and isn't worried about losing the teenager after his performance settled a 2-1 victory over Sunderland on Saturday.
The Belgian 18-year-old was given his first Premier League start by Moyes at Sunderland's Stadium of Light. He justified his selection by scoring two goals to put United ahead after going 1-0 down to Craig Gardner's fifth minute first half goal.
In Moyes' post match interview he suggested that Januzaj has the potential to become a great player and knows he'll keep his feet firmly on the ground despite his early success at United.
I remember giving Wayne his debut, and Ross Barkley, and Adnan is certainly that quality. He is a top, top player.
My plan was to play his three or four weeks ago but I never quite got the opportunity and for different reasons I didn't pick him, and I thought today was the right time.
He has been so good, it was hard to stop him.
He is going to be a special talent. He has got goals, he has got ability on the ball, but we will keep his feet on the ground here.
Januzaj who's contract run's out at the end of the season could spark interest from rival clubs after his performance against Sunderland, but Moyes can't see why the young Belgian forward would be interested in leaving Old Trafford.
United needed a victory over Sunderland to relieve some pressure on David Moyes as performances and victories in recent games have been hard to come by. United have recently lost to West Brom at home, and Manchester City in their derby game at the Etihad, so Moyes' men needed nothing less than 3 points at the Stadium of Light.
Moyes commented on the save, saying:
It was an incredible save. I said to him at half-time that had kept us in the game.
We made a real hash of the first goal we gave away but apart from that I thought we played some really good stuff today.
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