West Ham United have put an offer on the table for former Manchester United striker Adnan Januzaj, a report said.
The 26-year-old striker remains under contract with Real Sociedad but his existing contract expires next summer.
Sociedad are keen to keep the Belgium international but “have not yet responded to the renewal offer”. Et un Report by Todo Fichajes suggests that West Ham and Fenerbahce have set out their intentions.
It is understood that Sociedad are concerned that Januzaj might be tempted by the lure of another Premier League chance.
And according to the source, he recently opened the door to a transfer: “Continue with Real? I would like to, I’ve always felt at home here, but a lot can happen. “
The Hammers quickly recognized the opportunity and, according to the Spanish outlet, a “juicy offer “on the table.
The Turkish team Fener did a similar thing, but a decision by the player will not be made until “well into January”.
The team from San Sebastian is said to have set Januzaj a deadline of January for the extension. If not, the La Liga site will most likely try to sell the player instead of leaving for free in July.
Januzaj has scored once in 10 games this season but has scored 19 goals and received 19 assists in 134 games since arriving from Man Utd in 2017.
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Januzaj’s Man Utd buyback clause
Januzaj left the Red Devils in 2017 after six years at the club. He progressed through the youth teams before making his debut under David Moyes in 2013.
The Scottish coach gave him plenty of opportunities despite his tender age. But with the arrival of Louis van Gaal in July 2014, the youngster’s fate changed.
He only made seven starts in 18 Premier League games between 2014 and 2015 and the writing was on the wall. Loans to Borussia Dortmund and Sunderland followed before signing with Real Sociedad for a fee of around £ 9.8million.
United has added a buyback clause to Januzaj’s deal with Sociedad. It expires in 2022, and when asked in February, the Brussels-born ace refused to rule anything out.
“I don’t know,” he said tea Manchester evening news. “ “Football is football, anything can happen.
“I’m at the best moment of my career, I’m enjoying my football here and whatever comes my way, we’ll see.”
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