Everton manager David Moyes has warned any clubs interested in signing Marouane Fellaini to forget about swiping the Belgium international on the cheap after another impressive contribution in the Toffees’ Premier League victory over Sunderland, the
Everton were a goal down when Fellaini intervened, first scoring with a powerful effort from the edge of the penalty area to tie the match, then producing a delicate flick to play in Nikica Jelavic to put Moyes’ side in front for the first time in the game. Sunderland had taken a first-half lead through Adam Johnson.
Fellaini’s performances this season – dating back to the first game of the campaign when he dominated Manchester United and scored the only goal of the contest – has repeatedly caught the eye, with a brace against Fulham a week ago also drawing attention.
A number of teams are rumoured to be considering an offer for the midfielder-cum-forward but Moyes is not inclined to entertain selling at a knock-down price. Pointing to examples of past players to leave Goodison Park, the manager said: “They know where Felli is, they know where to come and watch him…they know as well that it will be a big price if they are interested.
“I’m not in the mood to keep the fight going all the time, because I’ve lost a few players now, but the ones we’ve lost – they’ve paid for, Moyes said, with the sales of Joleon Lescott to Manchester City and Mikel Arteta to Arsenal his specific cases.
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