Fellaini Does Not Have A Future With Manchester United

Fellaini Does Not Have A Future With Manchester United

An important player in Everton under David Moyes became a fringe part of United’s team last season under the same manager who he flourished with at Everton. Marouane Fellaini generally regarded to as a big figure struggled to perform under David Moyes but has scored twice under Louis van Gaal despite not starting any match in his last three appearances. The Belgian scored a non-competitive goal against Valencia in August and his performance yesterday against West Bromwich Albion shows the attacking midfielder still has what it takes to be a real force in the English Premier League. Fellaini came on at half time for under-performer Ander Herrera and scored the equaliser for the Red Devils in a matter of minutes after his substitution. His big frame helped him in getting the better off West Bromwich defender, Joleon Lescott before firing a powerful shot past Boaz Myhill. His contribution must be commended as he played a big part in the team’s forward play throughout and he could as well have added to his tally.

Some believe Marouane Fellaini who have recently struggled with confidence under Moyes may have returned to his best while others believe the midfielder just had one of those cameo performances yesterday. If Fellaini will become an integral part of United squad is left to be seen but another performance in the range of what was seen yester night will see him get more playing time under Louis van Gaal. Juan Mata for the second consecutive match struggled to place his authority on the game which showed how much Manchester United miss the team captain, Wayne Rooney. This may be the best chance for the Belgian to seal a place in United’s starting line-up. The match against Chelsea will prove Fellaini’s ability if he gets the chance to play. Juan Mata remains the possible victim and Maroune Fellaini will fancy an opportunity with Mata’s underperformance.

Fellaini was heavily linked with a move to Napoli in August with keen interest from Rafael Benitez but failure to agree a fixed value and late foot injury to the attacker stalled the deal. Fellaini’s future in Manchester United may be over as he has struggled in time past to play at his best but a convincing display in the next two months can change the manager’s decision. Former Everton man McGrath feels Fellaini is best suited for a striking role in his interview with Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast. If that’s what Fellaini needs in Old Trafford to get to his best, he will never get the chance to play so many matches. Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie, Radamel Falcao and James Wilson are all placed ahead of the Belgian and he may never play as United’s top man except in a rare case of injury. However, Fellaini did well yesterday at the Hawthorns playing behind both Falcao and van Persie and he will be expected to take any chance that comes his way to convince van Gaal and resurrect his future in Manchester United.

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