According to reports of football portal Goal.com Arsenal have first launched an official bid for the Belgian midfielder of Everton Marouane Fellaini (25) worth 26 million euros …
Fellaini compensation clause is worth the same amount in his contract,and Gunners are convinced that in the upcoming weeks they can complete the transfer.
Fellaini in recent months was a hot topic in the media and he was brought into the context of a possible transfer to Chelsea and Manchester United after David Moyes appointment as the new boss of Red Devils. But Arsenal is the first one who made a concrete move.
Manager Arsene Wenger this summer has access to 118 million euros, which represents the largest budget for the transfers in the club’s history.
Wenger is a long-time admirer of Fellaini who arrived at Everton 2008th from Standard Liege for 18 million euros.If this transfers come true, Arsenal would got the physical strength in the middle, and Fellaini would probably play as defensive midfielder which role he prefers the most, as opposed to the role of attacking midfielder, which he played during the last season.