As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Fellaini: I stayed with Man Utd for Mourinho

Shandong Luneng midfielder Marouane Fellaini admits he turned down AC Milan out of loyalty to Jose Mourinho.

Fellaini didn't leave Manchester United until after Mourinho's sacking.

"My agent spoke to Milan, but I know Mourinho very well, I always felt good about him and he wanted me to stay with United," Fellaini told Gazzetta dello Sport.

"It was easy to decide to stay for a few more months."

And on his relationship with Mourinho, he added: "For me, Mourinho is a great man. I like his personality: he's hard, but generous. And in football, it is normal to have ups and downs in the relationship between coach and player."


Need a VPN? Or seeking to switch? Then support Tribal Football by clicking here to sign up with our official partners NordVPN. Not only will you receive the best VPN experience, but also great discounts by signing up via Tribal Football. Thanks for your support!

Video of the day:

About the author

Paul Vegas

Have your say
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

  1. Go Ad-Free
  2. Faster site experience
  3. Support great writing
  4. Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free