World’s highest paid youngster plays for Man Utd, and PSG almost stole him! - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The agent of Manchester United’s rising star Adnan Januzaj has revealed that not only did his client reject the overtures of mega-rich PSG last October, but by committing his future to United, he became the world’s highest paid youngster, earning a wage that surpasses that of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo when they were his age.
Januzaj, 19, has been a solitary shining light for the deposed champions in what has been a disastrous first campaign without Sir Alex Ferguson, and agreed to a five-year contract reportedly worth around £50,000 a week last October.
But the attacker may not have been long for the Premier League, with PSG’s Qatari owners attempting a last-ditch raid for his services just before he committed his future to United.
Januzaj’s agent, Dirk De Vriese, told Belgian publication Sport Voetbal of the intensity surrounding his client only minutes before...