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Everton: Fans react to Marouane Fellaini’s €3m goodwill gesture

Everton: Fans react to Marouane Fellaini’s €3m goodwill gesture - Everton

Former Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini has lent €3m to his former club Standard Liege to help the club through the pandemic.

The Belgian first division side reportedly asked their former player and Belgian international Fellaini to invest money and help ensure their survival as it faces being relegated to the amateur ranks.

Fellaini, who began his professional career with Standard before moving to the Premier League and then China, has joined another former player of the club, Axel Witsel, in helping the club get through their current financial difficulties.

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Witsel, who plays his club football for Bundesliga side Dortmund, has invested €1.5m into the project, according to reports.

Standard had their professional footballing license removed in April after the Belgian football association found they had not paid wages and bonuses owing to players.

The club are said to have lodged an appeal against the decision, which is due to be heard on May 5.

Reacting to the news on Twitter, fans heaped praise on their former midfielder…

Everton fans, what do you think about this?


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