Chelsea make a £30 million bid on Everton star Marouane Fellaini
Chelsea are set to launch a transfer campaign for Everton’s coveted attacking midfielder Marouane Fellaini. The Belgium international has already handed in his transfer request at Goodison Park, which means Marouane Fellaini could depart from Everton during the January transfer window.
The Champions League winning side are eager to lure Marouane Fellaini with a £30 million bid. Everton manager David Moyes has already declared that he won’t sell Marouane Fellaini for pennies and expects the Belgian to stay at the club till the end of the season.
Marouane Fellaini hasn’t closed doors to a January switch, but he will to wait till good offer turns up. Chelsea’s £30 million bid on Marouane Fellaini is a pretty good offer, therefore both clubs are expected to meet at the table.
Insiders at Stamford Bridge claim Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is ready to break the bank for Marouane Fellaini this fall. The in-form Everton midfielder has caught the eye of the billionaire Russian following his spectacular form for the Merseyside club.
Chelsea will have to battle interest from a long list of clubs in order to acquire the services of Marouane Fellaini. The versatile midfielder, who can also play as a forward, has attracted a lot of interest from Zenit St. Petersburg, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea.
Manchester United have been leading the race for his signature for months now, but Everton’s reluctance to sell off the striker at a cut-price deal has seen them fall behind in the race. The Old Trafford boss Sir Alex Ferguson is expected to make a rivaling bid for Marouane Fellaini this fall, but there is little chance of transfer move.
On the other hand, Chelsea are in dire need of bolstering their attacking options. Presently, Fernando Torres is the only striker in the squad. Marouane Fellaini could provide superb support in the midfield and help in scoring goals in Chelsea’s squad.
Marouane Fellaini has scored eight goals in 13 Premier League games this season. Marouane Fellaini has no intention of inking an extension contract with Everton, therefore, a move is imminent for the 25-year-old midfielder.