Stamford Bridge and Parc des Princes big spenders keen on goal-scoring midfielder.
Everton face fight to keep Fellaini from clutches of Chelsea and PSG
The momentum keeps building and a reputation keeps burgeoning. Everton’s Champions League pursuit continues apace but their talisman’s form could lead to another chase entirely.
Plaudits have been flowing for Maroaune Fellaini all season and they were many singing his praises again following his inspirational second half performance against Sunderland that helped turn a 1-0 deficit into a significant 2-1 win. Vanquished manager Martin O’Neill called him a ‘proper player’.
Fellaini has suitors around Europe – Chelsea and Paris St Germain showed an interest in the summer – and his talents would clearly fit neatly in many teams. Moyes, however, believes the prospect of leading Everton into the top four will render interest in him futile.
‘Everybody knows where he is and if they want to come and watch him that’s up to them,’ said Moyes.
SOURCE: Daily Mail
Marouane Fellaini has arguably outgrown Everton, and may well have done so some time ago, and a move away from Goodison Park seems on the cards and the Toffees will surely not be too displeased to see of Europe’s big spenders set to conduct a bidding war to win the race to sign the Belgian. Indeed chairman Bill Kenwright may well be licking his lips at the prospect of a big sum that could help the Merseyside club balance the books.
The big 24 year old midfielder, who can also play in an advanced role almost up with the front-line, is having perhaps his most effective season in English football and his form has helped David Moyes’ side to an excellent start to the campaign.
Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo may feel that the addition of such a player could help link midfield and attack and help shoulder the West London side’s goal-scoring burden and perhaps take some pressure off Fernando Torres, who has hit a patch of average form following a decent start to the campaign.
PSG could also do with goal-scoring alternatives to Zlatan Ibrahimovic and former Blues boss Carlo Ancelotti may see the rangy midfielder as an ideal fit in his Parc des Princes side.
Fellaini may well make his inevitable Everton exit as soon as January and a move to either of these European giants will surely tempt the former Standard Liege man.
Marouane Fellaini has served Everton well since his £15m move to the club in the summer of 2008 and if Kenwright can double that initial outlay then the Toffees will have done well from the deal.
The 6ft 4in attack minded midfielder has made a total of 148 appearances for Everton and scored 26 goals in the process.
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