Marouane Fellaini has signed a new contract with Manchester United after intense speculation about his future. The 30-year-old has a two-year extension with the option for another year after he had rejected United's bid in September.
United said they were "pleased" to retain the Belgian international and manager Jose Mourinho said: "I am very happy that Marouane stays with us and I always believed in his desire to stay with the club, and I am pleased that he has signed a new contract. "
Fellaini thanked Mourinho for defending the midfielder at the end of his final round that was due to end on Saturday night.
"I am pleased to continue my career journey as a Manchester United player," said Fellaini. "I made that decision because I'm very happy here, and I also feel that this team has a lot to achieve under José.
" I would like to say a special thank you to José for believing he's always inside me shown. I am now focusing on the World Cup and looking forward to a successful season. "
Fellaini came to Manchester United from Everton in 201
The Belgian wanted to make an announcement on his future on Sunday, but United released a statement a day before the Expiration date of his previous contract.
It is assumed that United stopped losing Fellaini exactly two weeks ago. An important point for United was the duration of Fellaini's contract, since he had turned 30 last season and They initially offered him a one-year extension with a one-year option.
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