Adnan Januzaj: Pre-season tour "very important" for youngsters

Adnan Januzaj of Manchester United looks on during a training session at Aon Training Complex on November 4, 2013
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Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj highlights the importance of youngsters being involved in pre-season tours.

Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj has encouraged his fellow youngsters that are selected for the club's pre-season tour of the USA to make the most of the opportunity.

Last summer, the 19-year-old made such an impression in Asia and Australia that David Moyes promoted him into the senior squad once the season got underway.

With the likes of James Wilson and Tom Lawrence tipped for involvement in some of the pre-season friendlies, Januzaj has insisted that it is a "very important" part of a young player's development.

"[The tour] is very important. That's where you have a chance to show your qualities and you get your training [base] for the rest of the season," he told the club's official website. "It's good for the young lads to improve over there and show the manager what you can do.

"When I went on tour I knew some of the lads already form the reserves, but I started to learn more about everyone and how the club works."

In the States, United will face LA Galaxy, Roma, Inter Milan and Real Madrid.

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