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    Adnan Januzaj signs new five-year deal with Manchester United

    Januzaj, who moved to Manchester United from Anderlecht in 2011, said he is delighted to have penned the new contract.

    Januzaj, who moved to Manchester United from Anderlecht in 2011, said he is delighted to have penned the new contract. (Getty Images)

    Manchester United midfielder Adnan Januzaj has signed a new five-year contract at Old Trafford, the club announced on Saturday. The 18-year-old Januzaj was due to be out of contract next summer, but following his match-winning double against Sunderland, the EPL champions have moved swiftly to secure his long-term future with them by handing him a five-year deal.

    Januzaj, who moved to Manchester United from Anderlecht in 2011, said he is delighted to have penned the new contract. "It's a great thrill to be able to sign for Manchester United. Since arriving here, I have always felt like this was the right club for me," Januzaj told the club's official website.

    "This season has been great for me - going on the pre-season tour, making my debut in the Community Shield win at Wembley and then breaking into the team at Sunderland - it's like a dream. I want to work hard now and establish myself as a Manchester United player," the striker said.

    United Manager David Moyes, who took over the teams reins from Alex Ferguson at the start of the season, said: "I'm delighted that Adnan has committed his future to United. He is an outstanding talent and has impressed me consistently since I came to United in July.

    "His balance, poise and ability to beat players is truly exceptional for a boy of his age. It's great that he recognises that this club, with its tradition for developing young players and giving them a chance on the biggest stage, is the best place for him to be."

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