Sevilla in Advanced Negotiations to Sign Ex Manchester United Youngster Adnan Januzaj

Sevilla in Advanced Negotiations to Sign Ex Manchester United Youngster Adnan Januzaj

  • Adnan Januzaj could be set to join Sevilla as the Spanish giants are set to finalize a deal for the former Manchester United player
  • Januzaj became a free agent this summer following the expiration of his contract with Spanish side Real Sociedad in June 2022
  • Sevilla are hoping to sign a talented winger before the transfer window closes following the club’s poor start to the 2022/23 La Liga campaign

Sevilla hope to hit a jackpot in the transfer market and have identified former Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj as a major transfer target.

The 27-year-old is a free agent after leaving Real Sociedad at the end of last season following the expiration of his contract with the Basque outfit.

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Adnan Januzaj joined Real Sociedad on a permanent deal in the summer of 2017 and made 168 appearances for the La Liga club. Photo by Soccrates Images
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According to Football Espana, Sevilla are now in advanced negotiations to sign Januzaj on a free transfer although the deal is largely dependent on the club’s pursuit of Ajax’s Lucas Ocampos.

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Sevilla believes Januzaj would serve as a swift and cost-effective replacement for Ocampos if the winger decides against leaving the Dutch champions this summer.

Januzaj made his debut for Manchester United's first squad in 2013 and played his first four seasons at Old Trafford with the club, spending the final two on loan at Borussia Dortmund and Sunderland.

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