Manchester fans in the Transfer Tavern have been discussing the position of Adnan Januzaj who has had a season to forget after his yearlong loan with Borussia Dortmund was cut short in January after failing to impress manager Thomas Tuchel.
Since returning to Manchester, the 21-year-old has been a consistent benchwarmer for Louis Van Gaal’s side and has recently decided to shift his national status to Kosovo despite making six full appearances for Belgium.
Kosovo are set to have their UEFA membership approved next month after starting the process when they were formed in 2008. Januzaj’s Kosovon/Albanian family moved to Belgium in the early 90’s and will be allowed to switch his loyalties once the membership has been finalised.
This is not a situation as uncommon as some may think; with this in mind, the lads over by the Jukebox have identified five players big name players who switched their national allegiances like young Januzaj…
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