Henning Berg believes Adnan Januzaj has the potential to become a “world class” player, though the Treble winner has urged Manchester United supporters to be patient with the 18-year-old sensation.
Januzaj has broken into the first team this season, scoring twice on his full Premier League debut before inking a five-year contract that runs until June 2018. He has also been nominated for the BBC’s Young Sports Personality of the Year award.
The Belgian-born youngster is being tipped to enjoy an illustrious career with United and Berg, who is currently working as an analyst for MUTV, is excited by what the future holds for Januzaj - a player he has also likened to German international Mesut Özil.
“I have really enjoyed watching Adnan Januzaj play this season,” Henning exclusively told ManUtd.com. “It has been wonderful to see a young player like Adnan playing in big games with top professionals and dominating. You don’t see that too often.
“You see young kids coming through and they do very well in parts of the game but Januzaj has the awareness and understanding, plus the touch and self-belief, that enables him to produce it when coming into the team for the first time. That is not easy. But we should not expect him to do it every game. Maybe the last one he played, at Cardiff, you could see that things won’t be 100 per cent every time but from what he has done so far, he has been fantastic.
“David Moyes said he lacks one or two world class players for the team to be top in Europe but I think he has one