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Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj heading to Borussia Dortmund — reports

According to the British press, Manchester United's young Belgian will spend the season in Germany.

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Well, the Adnan Januzaj rebirth didn't last very long. Into the team against Villa, out of it against Club Brugge, and now heading to Borussia Dortmund on loan. Apparently.

It would be an odd one. Though Januzaj is still young and so still inconsistent, all the signs were that he would have an important part to play in this season. Earlier proposed loan deals were scotched by United, and you have to wonder how much playing time he'd get at Dortmund. Though it would at least be playing time in a good team: Dortmund have scored 11 goals in 3 wins, and currently sit on top of the Bundesliga.

On the other hand, it would free up the No. 11 shirt for a certain Mr G. Bale ...