Manchester United has Friday afternoon, the departure of Red Devil Marouane Fellaini announced. The midfielder departs for the Chinese first division Shandong Luneng.
Fellaini is the third fellow countryman in China, after Yannick Carrasco (Dalian Yifang) and Mousa Dembélé (Guangzhou R&F).
The 31-year-old Fellaini has been linked with a transfer to the Chinese Super League, but now departure he really. he took Thursday the plane to China for its contract to sign.
Not only do pays Shandong 12 million for Fellaini – that by 2020, the end of contract at Manchester United, it offers him a monstersalaris. Concrete: approximately 14.5 million per year, net. A hefty pay raise of several millions. Does he have three year contract it, then certainly he is in a total of 43.5 million.
Fellaini in recent weeks at Manchester United on a tangent hit. After the dismissal of José Mourinho and the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in mid-december, he came only one time in action.
Improvement seemed not coming and so he pulled the door at Old Trafford behind her back. The 87-fold Red Devil closes his career of five and a half years with the Mancunians with 177 official duels, of which he has 22 times scored and twelve assists. Fellaini won with Manchester United in the Europa League (2017), FA Cup (2016), League Cup (2016) and English super cup (2016).
The new season in China starts in early march. Shandong Luneng ended last season cleverly third and assured themselves of participation in the preliminary rounds of the Asian Champions League.