Gary Pallister urges Manchester United fans to ease pressure on Adnan Januzaj

Pallister calls for calm over Januzaj
© Getty Images
Gary Pallister believes that Manchester United fans should refrain from putting pressure on young winger Adnan Januzaj.

Former Manchester United defender Gary Pallister has called on supporters not to "heap too much pressure" on Adnan Januzaj's shoulders.

The 18-year-old has impressed manager David Moyes this season following a double strike against Sunderland in the Premier League on October 5.

However, Pallister believes that it will not help the youngster in his development if too much is expected of him too soon.

"You can't get too excited about him, and it's easy to," The Independent quotes Pallister as saying. "At Old Trafford and Manchester United, it's quite easy to see these players and all of a sudden, he's the new George Best or the new Ryan Giggs.

"At a young age like that, you don't want to heap too much pressure on him. You have got to let him develop in his own time. He isn't going to play week in, week out, I don't think, but he's making an impact and he has got everybody at Old Trafford really excited about the future and what he can bring to the team."

Januzaj signed a new deal at Old Trafford last month.

David Moyes of Manchester United talks with Adnan Januzaj after victory in the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United at Stadium of Light on October 5, 2013
Read Next:
Moyes wants Januzaj protection
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City54101621413
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd54101621413
3Chelsea531185310
4Newcastle UnitedNewcastle53026429
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs52217348
6Huddersfield TownHuddersfield52215328
7Burnley52216518
8Liverpool52219908
9Southampton52214408
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom52214408
11Watford522179-28
12Arsenal521278-17
13Stoke CityStoke512256-15
14Swansea CitySwansea512225-35
15Leicester CityLeicester511379-24
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton511347-34
17West Ham UnitedWest Ham5113410-64
18Everton5113210-84
19Bournemouth510439-63
20Crystal Palace500508-80
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand