Tuesday 25 September 2018

Marouane Fellaini to make a statement on his future after rejecting Man United contract extension

Marouane Fellaini
Marouane Fellaini
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Belgium midfielder Marouane Fellaini has confirmed he will announce within days where his future lies after rejecting a contract extension at Manchester United.

Speaking to the media ahead of Thursday's World Cup Group G showdown with England, Fellaini was asked whether the uncertainty over his situation had affected him mentally.

He said: "No, since a few months, I am used to it. I am strong mentally to deal with it and soon I will say where I will be playing next season."

Asked further if that confirmation will come on July 1, he replied: "Yes."

United boss Jose Mourinho had hoped to keep Fellaini, who joined the club from Everton in a £27.5million switch in 2013.

The 30-year-old has been linked with AC Milan and Arsenal, and also with moves to China and Turkey.

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