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Everton again linked with move for Man Utd winger

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Belgian forward Januzaj could join on loan with view to a permanent move - reportedly.

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Everton have once again been linked with a move for out-of-favour Man Utd forward Adnan Januzaj this summer.

The Toffees were linked with the 20-year-old in January but the rumours were swiftly shot down on transfer deadline day.

Now several news sources including ESPN, claim Everton have held a long-standing interest in the young winger and would make a bid if he was made available.

Looking at it logically it is a move that makes perfect sense.

After winning the club's Young Player of the Year award last season after four goals in 35 appearances, Januzaj has only played 18 games in all competitions so far this season.

The signings of Juan Mata and Angel di Maria has pushed Januzaj down the pecking order while the rumoured signing of Memphis Depay from PSV would restrict his first-team chances further still.

Everton meanwhile are keen to bolster their options in attacking midfield. Christian Atsu's loan spell has proved to be a disaster. Steven Pienaar has struggled with injury, Kevin Mirallas' future remains uncertain while there is no guarantee Aaron Lennon's loan from Spurs will be made permanent.

Januzaj would also be helped to settle in by fellow Belgians Romelu Lukaku and - if he stays - Mirallas.

While you obviously have to question why he has fallen so badly out of favour this year, Januzaj's performances in his debut season suggests he is a player with great potential.

A loan deal would also lower the financial risk and continue a policy Martinez has adopted successfully during his time at Goodison - the unfortunate Atsu aside.

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