Jose Mourinho believes Marouane Fellaini will signal a brand new contract to stick at Manchester United past the summer season.
The 30-year-old midfielder got here off the bench on Sunday to protected a 2-1 stoppage-time win over Arsenal as Arsene Wenger’s ultimate commute to Outdated Trafford as Gunners supervisor resulted in sadness.
This might end up to be Fellaini’s penultimate house look on the membership he joined in 2013, given his contract is up on the finish of the season and there was an deadlock in negotiations for far of the marketing campaign.
On the other hand, it now seems like Mourinho has in spite of everything were given his want to get the Belgium global tied right down to a brand new deal.
“I believe Fellaini will keep,” the United boss instructed BBC Radio five are living.
“We’re looking to organise our staff and are occupied with enhancements.
“Till now, I have never misplaced one 2d occupied with changing him as a result of I believe he’ll keep.”
Requested to enlarge on his feedback within the post-match press convention, Mourinho added: “Yeah (I’ve spoken to Fellaini about his long term).
“The location is that we’re virtually there – however in soccer virtually isn’t sufficient.
“And I believe we’re virtually there, however I will’t have a good time as a result of virtually isn’t sufficient.
“I need to see the white paper with the United crest and Ed Woodward’s signature and Marouane’s signature on it.”