Marouane Fellaini signs new deal with Manchester United

According to reports, Manchester United star, Marouane Fellaini, has agreed to a 2-years contract renewal with the Old Trafford.

The Belgian’s previous contract with the Red Devils was scheduled to expire today with reports that Arsenal were interested.

30-year-old Marouane Fellaini, is currently at the World Cup in Russia with his Belgian teammates where they have qualified for the round of 16 by winning all the matches in the group stages and thereby topping the group.

Marouane Fellaini who is highly regarded by his Portuguese boss, joined the club in 2013 when David Moyes was at the helm of the Red Devils. He has gone to contribute to their FA cup and Europa cup successes.

Marouane-Fellaini
Marouane Fellaini

The fans are not so smitten by the afro-hair Belgium’s display in the colours of the club and thereby accords him little respect.

Last season saw his appearances limited by injuries to 23 times for the Red Devils. In addition, he only started 7 times in all competition where he was directly involved in 6 goals.

The big footballer was an impact substitute last season. He was brought in when chips where down for the team using his height and frame to dominate team which often yielded results.

His contract renewal details are that he will earn the sum of €113,000-a-week, which will amount roughly to €12,000,000 in two years.

With the capture of Fred and the presence of Pogba and Matic, his role seemingly will continue as an impact player from the substitute bench.

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