Everton ace Fellaini desperate to kickstart season against Chelsea

Everton midfielder Marouane Chamakh admits he's desperate to kickstart his season against Chelsea.

Everton midfielder Marouane Chamakh admits he's desperate to kickstart his season against Chelsea.

A hamstring injury sustained on international duty left him sidelined for a month and then an impressive comeback display against Bolton was ended prematurely by a red card.

The towering midfielder admits his sending off – picked up for retaliation – was foolish on his part, and that he has spent his time exiled from the first team analysing his behaviour.

Fellaini says he has learnt a valuable lesson and is now fully fit and desperate to prove his worth to the team – starting at Stamford Bridge.

“I have had a frustrating time,” the 23-year-old told evertontv. “I was injured then I got back training again, the manager gave me confidence, I played again and then was sent off.

“It is positive in a way because I have thought a lot about it and I know it is my mistake, my error and I will not do it again.

“I have trained hard while I have been suspended and am ready to play. The manager will decide whether I play or not but I am ready.”

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