Marouane Fellaini signs new Manchester United contract

The 30-year-old, who joined United from Everton in 2013, has committed his future at Old Trafford until 2020

Samuel Lovett
Friday 29 June 2018 15:08 BST
The Belgium midfielder has made 156 appearances for United
The Belgium midfielder has made 156 appearances for United

Marouane Fellaini has signed a new two-year contract that will keep him at Manchester United until June 2020.

The new deal includes the option to extend his stay by a further year.

The 30-year-old Belgium international joined United from Everton in 2013 and has made 156 appearances and scored 20 goals, winning the the FA Cup, League Cup and Europa League.

“I am pleased to be continuing my journey as a Manchester United player,” Fellaini told

“I made this decision because I am very happy here. Also, I feel like this team, under Jose, still has a lot we want to achieve.”

Fellaini has become something of a favourite for Jose Mourinho and, despite recent speculation that the midfielder was considering leaving, the United boss was convinced he would extend his stay.

"I am very happy Marouane is staying with us," Mourinho said. "I always believed in his desire to stay with the club and I am delighted that he has signed a new contract."

Fellaini became David Moyes' first significant signing after he replaced Sir Alex Ferguson.

The midfielder endured two spells out of the team last season because of a knee injury that eventually required surgery.

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