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Marouane Fellaini: Manchester United midfielder indicators new two-year deal

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Marouane Fellaini: Manchester United midfielder indicators new two-year deal

Marouane Fellaini is with the Belgium squad on the World Cup in Russia

Belgium midfielder Marouane Fellaini has thanked Jose Mourinho for his “religion” after signing a brand new two-year contract at Manchester United.

The 30-year-old, whose earlier deal was attributable to expire on 30 June, had been anticipated to go away Outdated Trafford.

United supervisor Jose Mourinho said he wished to maintain Fellaini and the membership spent the previous few months making an attempt to steer him to remain.

“I made this resolution as a result of I’m very comfortable right here,” stated Fellaini.

“I really feel like this workforce, below Jose, nonetheless has rather a lot we wish to obtain. I want to say a particular thanks to Jose for the religion he has at all times proven in me.”

Fellaini has scored 20 objectives in 156 appearances for United since a £27m transfer from Everton in 2013.

His new contract provides the choice for an additional season.

“I’m very comfortable Marouane is staying with us,” stated Mourinho. “I at all times believed in his need to stick with the membership and I’m delighted that he has signed a brand new contract.”

Fellaini turned David Moyes’ first important signing after he changed Sir Alex Ferguson, however endured two spells out of the workforce final season due to a knee harm that ultimately required surgical procedure.

He missed the FA Cup ultimate defeat by Chelsea at Wembley in Could with a muscle pressure.

BBC Sport – Football

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