World Cup 2014: Marouane Fellaini has the chance to get 'revenge' on Manchester United, claims Belgium coach
Belgium coach has questioned United's use of the midfielder
Wednesday 30 April 2014
Marouane Fellaini will be able to exact "revenge" on his club Manchester United at the World Cup, says Belgium coach Marc Wilmots.
The 26-year-old has failed to impress at Old Trafford this season after moving from Everton for £27.5m last summer, but Wilmots has questioned the club's use of the midfielder, despite him having the same manager as he had with the Toffees, David Moyes up until he was sacked recently.
"I have no doubts about Marouane [for the World Cup]," Wilmots told Het Laatste Nieuws.
"I don't understand why Manchester United bought him to play him in a system of two number 6s. Marouane is a box-to-box player. The World Cup is a good chance for him to take revenge."
Wilmots also named five players including Manchester City's Vincent Kompany, plus Chelsea's Eden Hazard and goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, as certainties for his World Cup starting XI. The other two are Axel Witsel of of Zenit St Petersburg and Kevin De Bruyne, Belgium's top scorer in qualifying who moved to VfL Wolfsburg from Chelsea in January.
Belgium, playing in their first World Cup in 12 years, will face Algeria, Russia and South Korea in the group phase in Brazil.
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