Marouane Fellaini Set For Arsenal Switch?


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One of the biggest dilemmas regarding Manchester United this upcoming transfer period has to be Marouane Fellaini’s future. The Belgium international lost his place in the starting XI this past year, and there is no clarity on whether he will remain at Old Trafford during the 2018-19 campaign.

Apparently, Fellaini’s intention is to remain with The Red Devils but if he can’t agree to a new deal, then he would be forced to look for new alternatives. And with that in mind, Arsenal have emerged as a potential destination for the 30-year-old holding midfielder.

Newly-appointed Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, is particularly keen on Fellaini and he wants to bring him to the Emirates Stadium since he feels he would add some much-needed grit to a midfield that lacks a towering, physical presence in the middle of the pitch. The fact that he is used to the Premier League could also act as a bonus, too.

Fellaini has been with Manchester United since 2013 and while he has never settled as a regular starter, every single manager has trusted him to perform as a central midfielder. But apparently everything will be decided following the 2018 World Cup. In any case, don’t surprise if Fellaini ends up moving to London.

The presence of Nemanja Matic and Paul Pogba, plus the alternative of Ander Herrera, the untapped potential of Scott McTominay and the arrival of Fred might seem enough to cover the CM role for Jose Mourinho.