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Following the moment of madness, against Stoke City, on Saturday afternoon, Marouane Fellaini is a man in the news this morning.

The Belgian international, linked with being on Chelsea`s wish-list this January, executed the perfect head-butt to flatten the Stoke City defender Ryan Shawcross.

Fortunately, at the time, for Fellaini, his actions were missed by all the officials, unfortunately for the Belgian, his actions were seen by the television cameras and he will, inevitably, face justice.

Already condemned by David Moyes, for his actions, it`s now being suggested that Fellaini could pick up a ban, from the Football Association, for anything up to 9 games, following three separate incidents a the Britannia Stadium, as well as copping for a club fine from Everton Football Club.

But the suggestion from one news source is that the consequences of any such ban could enhance Fellaini`s chances of being sold by Everton and that one of the interested clubs may well get their wish and acquire his signature for a fee thought to be approaching £30 million.

Although quite how it`d sit with an expensive acquisition still serving a lengthy ban is open to question.

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

Date:Monday December 17 2012
Time: 4:47PM


Not saying we need Fellaini nor an outburst like that from one of our own but some sort of spirit and fight would be nice to see.
17/12/2012 17:02:00
Another player with passion and heart???? Hell yes I would want him on this team...
17/12/2012 18:15:00
Can you imagine with him and Luiz in our team Roman might have to employ a Club hairdresser.
17/12/2012 18:24:00
The player who would make all the difference. He has everything; defensively sound, great tackler, great in the air, technically gifted (touch), great quick passer of the ball as well as a great shooter, great header, expert chest control, versatile playing many roles well if needed, can do the knitty gritty stuff too, causes a nuisance for defenders and always up for the challenge. If we can get him believe me the Manchester clubs will fear us, especially considering he destroyed utd almost single-handedly the last 2 times they've met.
17/12/2012 18:44:00
We've lost a lot of muscle from our team with the likes of Drogba, Ballack, Alex, Essien etc. leaving in recent years. The players we've bought in don't have the same power. Now I'm not saying by any means we should revert back to the old way, but we do need more than one dimension to our game. We need to be able to show those who impose a physical game (e.g Corinthians yesterday) that we can match them in that department if thats the kind of game they want to play. Fallani could therefore be a great signing. Look at Barca? when teams challenge them physically they panic and look poor (e.g Chelsea last year and in 2009 and Real recently). Premier league is more physical and your always going to get more physical battles than in La liga. For that reason Fallani would be a great signing for us!
17/12/2012 18:56:00
Shame that Abramovich and some fans dosent know that, They only wants small players and ball possession
17/12/2012 19:14:00
When van persie elbowed cabaye,he was'nt suspended.imagine him still an arsenal player,what wil happen?.double standard
17/12/2012 21:34:00
why does everyone think hes still a cdm? FFS he plays best at CAM/CF. so y waste 30m?
17/12/2012 22:23:00
But mikel is big and technicall poor as well.look at benat modric and even tiote are all small but 'aggressive' is the word.
17/12/2012 22:29:00
Humza that dude is better to our needs than anyone.his just too good to slip away.
17/12/2012 22:33:00
Humza_96...he probably plays best CAM/CF but he doesn't play bad as a CM either...he's better than any of the CM we currently have. My brother is a die hard Everton fan and I watch them on telly just as much as I watch Chelsea and he really is that good as a CM, again better than our CM!
17/12/2012 23:45:00
Again i will say this even though i may be sounding like a broken record now..Fellaini's appeal is his versatility..not since the Bison was at his peak have i seen a player so versatile. Between his games for Everton and the Belgium national team in the last two years this guy has played every central position from DM through to CF and has been from good to excellent at every one. I am not saying we have to get him but the way i see it, the 30-35m invested in getting this guy gets us two players in one and adds some height and aggressive steel to our midfield which has now become like Vanilla ice cream since the departures of guys like Essien, Miereles, Ballack etc. If not Marounne we will still need someone of his type to patrol our midfield and do for us what the great Makalele used to do.
18/12/2012 00:32:00
I say Buy Him and the Ban alltogether lol, it is just a 3 game ban. Imagine Him, Hazard, Moses, Mikel and Ramires againt those guys that will want to use power to suppress us...
18/12/2012 04:27:00
I say Buy Him and the Ban alltogether lol, it is just a 3 game ban. Imagine Him, Hazard, Moses, Mikel and Ramires againt those guys that will want to use power to suppress us...
18/12/2012 04:27:00
lol hairdresser, zing!
18/12/2012 05:07:00
Fellaini!! Get him please,we need brute like him,fellaini was a constant threat to yaya at the etihad,he hassled and outmuscled yaya(how many players often do that?),we need a player like that..the guy is a jack of all trade,master of all..
18/12/2012 06:09:00
Fellaini just started playing upfront last season, I don't know where u got the idea that he is a CAM, please get ur facts right before coming here to mislead peeps, he is a player that plays in multiple roles but he is best as a CM or a DM, we need him, he is the best option that we have, he would plug up so many holes and already has BPL experience!!! We need fellaini, I'll take hime even for 35m, he is that good!!!
18/12/2012 06:33:00
In fellaini we have a player that can play as a DM (very well), can play as a CM, can play as a SS, but is not a CAM... He plays like a yaya toure
18/12/2012 06:36:00
3 games...confirmed
18/12/2012 09:34:00
A must buy (imo) because we certainly lack some brawn in our squad.
18/12/2012 09:35:00
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