It remains unclear whether Marouane Fellaini his expiring contract at Manchester United will renew. José Mourinho wants the midfielder bijtekent but the negotiations drag on. Monday, the subject came again up during a press conference of the Portuguese.
“He is a very important player for me and a true professional who gives in order to help the team. There is a desire of myself, the board and the player in order to stay together and that is our goal. We will have an agreement? I don’t know. But I do know that myself, the board and the player a happy ending.”
Mourinho, who recently bijtekende until 2020, says to be satisfied with what Fellaini the club contributes. “He is a fantastic prof and I know that he wants us to stay and that is very important. He knows that I want and the club wants him. This is also important for him. But you draw only a piece of paper if you’re happy with what is on the paper. So, let’s see what happens.”
Fellaini (30) is wearing the shirt of the Mancunians since 2013. The Red Devil, who after the world cup in Russia stops international, won the English defender believes the Europa League (2017) and the FA Cup (2016).
About the speculation, as would be Zlatan Ibrahimovic, is also in his last contract year, to a club in the USA to move, remained Mourinho on the plains. “I also have it in the press read but he has nothing in me said. So I don’t know. But if it is true, and Zlatan is a future at another club and in another country intended, then we are here to help him. We will him life is not miserable.”