After a summer of speculation, Fellaini finally signed for United from Everton on transfer deadline day. "I’m very, very happy," he said upon his arrival. "It’s a big moment for me. I’ve worked very hard for this and I’m very happy to join this great club."
The midfielder made his Reds debut as a substitute in a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace. He followed that up with an impressive display in his first start against Bayer Leverkusen, and was again named in the starting XI for the trip to Manchester City.
Fellaini sustained a wrist injury in the first game of the month against Shakhtar Donetsk but was soon back in action to make his first Premier League start at Old Trafford for the visit of Southampton.
The Belgium international came on as a half-time substitute in the 3-1 win over Fulham but was sent off in the following game against Real Sociedad. He also featured against Arsenal and Cardiff, as well as twice for his country.
Fellaini played just once in December, in the defeat at home to his former