Our Manchester United fans here in the Transfer Tavern are expecting their Belgian midfielder to leave this January, amidst the ongoing contract talks with the club.

With the midfielder’s contract due to run out in the summer, Fellaini has seemingly been trying to hold the club to ransom over a new contract in recent months. A firm favourite for Old Trafford boss Jose Mourinho, much to the disgruntlement of many of our Mancunian punters in the pub, and the fact he’s apparently unsure of extending his deal is a huge annoyance to our punters.

Fellaini has been somewhat of a marmite player since he was brought in on deadline day to the club, signed by his ex-manager David Moyes during his first summer window. He certainly adds something different to the team when he plays but many of our regulars seem to have the same views as the fans that watch the Red Devils regularly.

Our landlord has had a long discussion with the regulars and they’ve come up with two reasons Mourinho should be forcing Fellaini out of the club this January…