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Marouane Fellaini

26-Year-Old Midfielder     Manchester United  Premier


Belgium

STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Ankle    EST. RETURN:  10/20/2014
Birthdate:  November 27, 1987    Birthplace:  Belgium
Nationality:  Belgium    Height:  6' 4"    Weight:  187 lbs    

September 12, 2014    Marouane Fellaini News

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Fellaini (ankle) is not expected back for at least a month, manager Louis van Gaal said Friday.

Fellaini appeared to be on his way out of Manchester during the summer transfer window, but the ankle injury ultimately killed any potential deal. He has no real future at United under van Gaal, so the club's hope is that he can return to fitness in time for a move in January.

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Marouane Fellaini: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

September 11, 2014

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Fellaini, who has been out since the start of the season with an ankle injury, said he is determined to earn a spot in Manchester United's starting line-up, according to the Daily Mail.

Fellaini was one of the players tipped to be sold by United in the summer transfer window, but his ankle injury possibly ended any chances of a move. Manager Louis van Gaal told the midfielder that he could still have a future with the club, though.

August 22, 2014

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Fellaini has been ruled out of Sunday's Premier League match against Sunderland due to an ankle injury he suffered in training Monday.

Fellaini wasn't expected to be a big fantasy contributor this season under new manager Louis van Gaal, and he was heavily linked to a move, likely a loan, to Serie A side Napoli before the recent injury. He now may be stuck at Old Trafford until January, if he's fit then.

August 20, 2014

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Fellaini injured his ankle during training Monday, and he is considered a serious doubt to face Sunderland on Saturday, The Guardian reports.

Fellaini dealt with two separate ankle injuries during his time with Everton, so United will certainly be cautious with him. Unfortunately, they have been desperately trying to ship him off to Serie A side Napoli, and a significant ankle injury will surely put a damper on any potential deal.

August 7, 2014

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Fellaini will have his chat with Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal to learn his future prospects with the club as Napoli continue to pursue a loan deal for the midfielder, reports the Daily Mail.

Van Gaal has said that he would tell each player face-to-face whether or not they would figure into his plans for the squad, and Fellaini has consistently been a player considered on the outside. Napoli rumors have been around much of the summer, and could be a likely option for the Belgian.

July 29, 2014

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Manchester United and Napoli have begun conversations about a potential transfer of Fellaini to Italy, reports the Daily Mail.

Fellaini joined United last season, but never made an impact on the side. He is rumored to not be part of manager Louis van Gaal's future plans for the club, and may find himself moving to Italy as a result.

June 30, 2014

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Fellaini is considered an injury doubt for Belgium's Round of 16 match at the World Cup against the United States on Tuesday due to a groin injury, Manchester United's official web site reports.

Fellaini, who scored in Belgium's win over Algeria in the group stage, does not appear to be in serious danger of missing the match, although countryman Vincent Kompany could very well miss out.

June 17, 2014

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Fellaini came on for Mousa Dembele in the 65th minute and then scored off a header in the 70th minute of Belgium's 2-1 win over Algeria in their opening match of the World Cup on Tuesday.

Fellaini's goal equalized the match for Belgium, who went down 0-1 in the 24th minute thanks to a penalty kick from Sofiane Feghouli. Fellaini is coming off a miserable season at Manchester United, as evidenced by the fact that he scored more goals Tuesday than in 19 Premier League matches this year.