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Target Fellaini?

Target Fellaini?

The name of Marouane Fellaini graces the back-pages of two of the Sunday tabloids this morning.

One, the Sunday People, infers that Roman Abramovich is set to sanction a £30 million January move for the Everton star with it also being mentioned that Roberto Di Matteo sees the powerful Belgian as the ideal player to assist / replace Torres - as the situation deems, or add some much needed muscle to what some perceive as a lightweight midfield.

The other, the Sunday Mirror, paints a completely different picture inferring that Arsene Wenger has ear-marked the player as his prime, must-get January transfer target.

Shall we all sit back and see what happens?



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Merlin
Date:Sunday November 11 2012
Time: 11:22AM

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etienne Capoue , daniele de rossi , m'villa
haji ahmed
11/11/2012 11:28:00
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Funny... Assist/Replace Torres???
chuks09
11/11/2012 11:31:00
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Fellaini is a great player,but I feel he is most useful in the CAM position,which is quite frankly overly occupied.However with his power and tehcnique he might be the perfect pivot player for Chelsea.The biggest problems with him are firstly that he will cost 30M and secondly that he will be competition for McEachran,who if he goes on with his brilliant performances should be entitled to a place in the starting eleven in the next season.
Simeon23
11/11/2012 11:53:00
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As a pivot player, he will just vacate and expose Mikel like Lampard did. By the way, Josh and co are doing very very well.
KAKUfrank
11/11/2012 11:58:00
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he was amazing dis week...:) i think he is an attacking version of mikel...
peacockblue
11/11/2012 12:00:00
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Fellani is good going forward but he also has the strength, good tackles and passes. That makes him an excellent player to replace Mikel in the DM. We really need Fellani as a better shield for our back four. In times of need we can play him in our band of three as well. Buy fellani plus get Falcao/Bony or Martinez/Bony and we can as well call Lukaku back from loan. My expectations this January. Yeah it is very possible....Let go Sturridge and Torres at any reasonable prize. It will make us a lot of good.
robertarri000
11/11/2012 12:14:00
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Fellaini for Mikel is a mistake. Fellaini for anyone else just won't happen.
zg2000fs
11/11/2012 12:18:00
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Fellaini is never in defensive coverage. We only need a sharp defensive midfielder and a prolific striker. And fellaini didn't qualify in any.
chuks09
11/11/2012 12:28:00
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Most Chelsea buy every player in the market?
Tala4good
11/11/2012 12:36:00
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I admit that Fellaini neglects his defensive duties at times ,but this is because of the position he plays on.As a CM,he will have to stay back and cover his man.His aggression,though,can be very useful when we press the opposition and his body balance and technique make him a good choice for a pivotal player.I have no concrete observations on his passing game .
Simeon23
11/11/2012 12:42:00
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Fellaini is a player I have so much admiration for, he's such a joy to watch and has excellent goal scoring records. It wouldnt hurt to have such a player in our team.
objectivekritic
11/11/2012 12:53:00
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Fellaini I must say is not what we need, we need a player in the mould of vidal, fernandinho etc, we need a striker first then we can now see what we need and who is available in january for the right price. Off topic, I heard that man city are in poll position to buy falcao for £45m and he is demanding for a salary of £5m annually, which aint too bad. Cos its about £105,000 per week
Desmondadonis
11/11/2012 13:04:00
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I admire fellaini though, but if we are to get him, then mikel have to go, as they play similarly, its just that fellaini scores more often. But he is a tad slow too
Desmondadonis
11/11/2012 13:06:00
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We need him only for one month to replace mikel when he travels to play africa cup of nation
blue5
11/11/2012 13:21:00
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Replacement for Lampard! - I hope. I also hope Falcao to replace Torres! Sorted.
Blue_Mel
11/11/2012 13:25:00
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Good player, but not needed....
Latunvic
11/11/2012 13:49:00
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I really like Fellaini...He is now moved forward playing the #10 (Mata) position at Everton. However, that doesn't mean that he can play a more defensive holding position. That is were he started. He is a far better all around player than Mikel as he does have skill and can pass the ball a little. With that being said, I would still have a passer playmaker play next to him as I would not ask Fellaini to play that position. So for example it could be McEachran and Fellaini. Mikel is not a passes and Ramires is worse than Mikel. The pivot is an area that can clearly improve. That doesn't mean that there would not be a place for either Ramires or Mikel on the team.
lamarochs
11/11/2012 13:59:00
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Fellaini is a good player and i really admire him and i think he is enjoyin his new role behind the striker(SS) this season which i dont think we are lackin at the moment
Ken4CFC
11/11/2012 16:01:00
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finally we'll have a stronger DM to complement Ramires, Mikel is a waste
@Mq
11/11/2012 16:58:00
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finally we'll have a stronger DM to complement Ramires, Mikel is a waste
@Mq
11/11/2012 16:58:00
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