Discussion in 'Transfer Forum' started by stevoc, Feb 2, 2019.
Wish him all the best but so happy he’s finally left this great club.
Good luck Fellaini.
Our scapegoat has gone, now there’ll be Lukaku who will be our scapegoat #1. After that maybe Young and Valencia?
For a team who wants to play a high energy game and move the ball quickly through the midfield, he isn't the right type of midfield player.
Fred could do it once he settles. So could Pereira if he can up his form but Fellaini won't be able to play that way, even at his best. That's why he left. No other reason.
Good luck big fellow Fella!
Oh most defo, Lukaku will sit on that throne now. He has had it long coming.
Don't forget Matic he will surely be in the firing line even more so now, even though he's probably our only decent defensive midfielder.
I thought Matic had aged out... until Olé took over. Totally transformed in the last month
Good luck to the guy but right to move him on. Unfortunately, not kicking up a fuss doesn’t make you good enough to play for Manchester United. That’s a dangerous precedent Jose was setting with mediocrity and some were falling for it
Nobody ever questioned his ability. The main area of concern was his suitability to the way United have traditionally played their football.
“Some may say...”
I know you weren’t!
And I’m not sure that Fellaini lacks technical skills in any case. Just compare his ability to control the ball with the upper part of his body to Lukaku’s.
well whatever you want to call it, he represented a style of football many United fans don't want United to play
The whole scapegoat thing for Fellaini always seemed to be so bandwagon to me. Feck all the haters. Im going to miss the guy. His tenure only stained by association, not by the performance of the player himself etc. In the end its the coaches that decided to keep him and utilize him a certain way--and more often than not he stepped up to the plate. Despite the fact he was vilified he mostly stayed above it all and imho was a great ambassador of the shirt...save for the elbows of course. I wish there was a stat for critical/game winning goals in the dying moments of games. Surely he d rank right up there for our club.
Best of luck to the man. And nope I have no relationship to the dude you feckers.
I dont hold anything against the big lad.
I think managers misutilize him for his obvious height, and thats not Fellainis fault. He just wasnt very good with the ball at his feet thought but still a decent midfielder, and he seems a genuine nice guy. I wish him the best in his future
Starting today, coming on as a sub and just stood there half the time. He's either inept or lazy or probably both.
Agree, true he wasn't the most skilful but my god he put in a shift every time he played. Hope it works out for him and he enjoys the experience of China.
Sorry, but have you been on holiday for the last 5 year as the vast majority on here would say he has no ability whatsoever, and as for how traditionally United played their/our football it was always 4-4-2 borderline 4-2-4 but we moved away from that, and rightly so circa 2001.
And there's always a place nowadays in a 4-3-3 alongside the technicians for a "are you sure you're gonna try and run past me 'mate' in midfield" in none shall pass mode which Fellaini still does as well as anybody out there, and Fellaini with a broken leg would still have done a better job of it than Matic did at Leicester yesterday afternoon......
good luck fellaini. always thought him as a good plan b option but if we are serious of clearing all of our deadwoods then he has to go.
hope he will do well in china and still get call up by Belgium later on.
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I was just watching of a clip a couple of seasons ago on sky sports.
Fellani to Rooney, back to fellani, up to Darmian ......(So so depressing). It actually seems light years ago.
We all remember this and he stayed at United for the money. He's starting to sound like Mourinho now, talking about all the things he could have done due to popular demand.
Saw his team play a friendly in HK last week - his team bet Torres’ side to my delight (less so for a majority of the stadium).
His team contained a skillful Brazilian, but more importantly, Pelle - and their tactic was to lump it up to him - which worked well against a much smaller Japanese team. He will fit like a glove in this team.
Pelle and Fellani playing against midgets, what a situation he's got himself into.
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