Eyebrows were raised in curiosity when young Belgian Adnan Januzaj was named in the starting lineup for Manchester United tonight as they traveled to Aston Villa.
Januzaj had been linked with a loan move away from Old Trafford this week, but after dismissing those claims on twitter, he has quickly taken the chance that Louis Van Gaal gave him by turning in the box and firing home:
Vine Januzaj's goal http://t.co/du02mVcgZv #MUFC
— UNITED ARMY BAUBAU (@unitedarmy_BAU) August 14, 2015
After a fantastic breakthrough season under David Moyes, Januzaj was restricted to fringe-player minutes last season, but could this be the spark that sees him kick on and deliver on his potential?
Time will tell, for now he's given United a big boost anyway.