Manchester United Football Club has held talks with Marouane Fellaini about the possibility of getting the Belgian to put pen to paper on a new two-year contract. That’s what the usually excellent IB Times writes.
Jose Mourinho is desperate to keep hold of the 30-year-old, with the Old Trafford club making a last-ditch effort to persuade the 6’5 midfielder to remain a Red Devil beyond his current contract, which expires in the summer.
Fellaini has never really been fully taken to by the United fanbase, but despite that, he’s continued to work hard while putting in some brilliant performances.
It says a lot that the team as a whole have looked much poorer without him included, and it’s worrying that he’ll be free to talk to other clubs about signing a pre-contract when January rolls around. At the very least, you’d imagine the United board would want to recoup as much as the transfer fee that they paid to acquire Fellaini when David Moyes was in charge…
But, if he does leave, I’m sure the majority of United fans won’t be losing sleep over it anytime soon, because he’s just not a typical Manchester United player.