Napoli have agreed to cough up a hefty loan fee to land Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini.

The Daily Star says a season-long loan deal has been struck between the two clubs with Rafa Benitez prepared to pay as much as £4million to get him for the year.

The former Liverpool boss wasn't keen on splashing so much on a temporary move but with the deadline fast approaching has reluctantly agreed.

United manager Louis van Gaal is happy to see the deal concluded.

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