Marouane Fellaini has his contract with Manchester United until June 2020, extended with option for an additional year. That confirms both the player and the club.
“I am happy to be United player to continue to” respond to the Red Devil on Twitter. “I took the decision because I am happy. I feel that the team with José Mourinho still can achieve a lot.’
I am pleased to be continuing my journey as a Manchester United player. I made this decision because I am very happy here. Also, I feel like this team, under Jose, still has a lot we want to achieve. I would like to say a special thank you to Jose for the faith he has always.. pic.twitter.com/OVlogjmtJW
— Marouane Fellaini (@Fellaini) June 29, 2018
That Fellaini Manchester United faithful, was not entirely expected. The negotiations over a contract extension dragged for a while and the Red Devil put not under the chairs or benches that he is a departure contemplated. The international press saw him at PSG, Monaco, Liverpool or Juventus, and even in China. “I’m open for anything,’ said Fellaini itself recently in the Sports/Voetbalmagazine.
But the Big Fella managed to get himself well assured of the support of manager José Mourinho, who several times already, with honors, waved for his midfielder.
The 30-year-old Fellaini’s playing football since 2013 for ManU. In 156 matches, he scored twenty times. He won with the team the FA Cup, EFL Cup, Europa League and Community Shield.