Jose Mourinho is believed to be pushing the club officials strenuously to get them to do everything within their endowments to keep hold of Marouane Fellaini.
With the Belgian’s contract set to expire by the end of the season, he had conceded that he prefers to look for greener pastures for the subsequent season, believing he’s not receiving enough match time at Old Trafford.
However, the club gaffer is very determined to make the right-footer stay, irrespective of the player’s preference.
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Accordingly, the representatives of the Mancunian club are currently in talks with the talented midfielder over an updated deal, which could exhort him to recapitulate contributing his services longer for the Old Trafford outfit.
The 30-year-old experienced arduous first few seasons at United following his £27.5 million move from Everton back in 2013, but he then fancied a meteoric rise under Mourinho, who perceives him as a key cog in the midfield line.
The ex-Chelsea boss, resolute to avert losing Fellaini, had conveyed to the celebrated figure subjectively how profoundly he’s appraised at the club. Nevertheless, he seemed fixated on a move away from United, to someplace where he could envision his dreams.
Regardless, the Red Devils are not approving the midfielder’s departure this month, although they bear the risk of losing him for nothing in the summer. The Portuguese has instilled his faith in the hierarchy, believing they would come up with a solution by then.
Despite United’s battle to keep him, Fellaini hasn’t reportedly made a decisive stand over his future, which could be a healthy sign for the Premier League giants.
According to Telegraph, he has been linked with a move to Besiktas in Turkey, while several other domestic clubs and other teams from Europe are also discerning his situation.
Furthermore, Michael Carrick, 36, is purportedly contemplating retiring at the end of this year’s campaign when his contract perishes. Hence, Jose understands he doesn’t need a circumstance where he has to replace two experienced central midfielders concurrently.
Written by Hritwik NE
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