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West Ham's Collins critical of Man Utd starlet Januzaj

West Ham United defender James Collins has criticised Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj after he was booked for diving on the weekend.

The 18-year old was booked for simulation in United's 3-1 win at Old Trafford on Saturday with his decision to dive being met with derision from Welsh centre-back Collins.

However, he feels it will be a learning curve for Januzaj who will erase that part of his game and go on to be a superstar.

"It's cheating basically," Collins told Weekend Warm-Up on Sky Sports News.

"I don't like to see it in the game. He probably thinks I am going to stick my leg out and he's probably already thinking about going over.

"Obviously he's taken a dive. He's a young lad, a great player, I'm sure he will learn. David Moyes seems to have this conversation quite a lot at his club with Ashley Young. It happens in football. He (Januzaj) is a great player and played very well at the weekend. He's learning the game and if he carries on playing the way he is, he is going to be a top-drawer player."

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