Manchester United fans react on Twitter to Fellaini performance against Algeria

Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini changed the game when he came on for Belgium against Algeria.

With Cesc Fabregas joining Chelsea for £27 million, plenty of Manchester United fans will question just why the club shelled out £27.5 million to sign Marouane Felliani from Everton.

The United star struggled hugely in his first season at Old Trafford, widely regarded as one of the flops of the season, with plenty considering him lucky to be included in Belgium’s World Cup squad.

The reasons he struggled so much under David Moyes have been widely debated but he looked a little out of his depth playing for a side that was trying to defend a Premier League title.

However, he paid back the faith which was shown in him by Marc Wilmots, coming off the bench to score the important equaliser against Algeria yesterday.

He gave a glimpse into the sort of impact that he’s capable of providing and Louis van Gaal will have an eye on impact players at the tournament while he goes about his business with the Netherlands national team.

He’s given Wilmots a big headache ahead of the rest of the tournament because Fellaini is at his best when his confidence is sky high.

He has the ability to be a real enforcer in midfield, snapping at the heels of the opposition and providing a big physical threat in attack as he displayed against the Algerians.

Fellaini will give himself the best possible chance of featuring for United next season if he continues to put in match changing and winning displays for Belgium, which gives LvG no choice other than to pay attention to him.

At a time when United are being linked with a variety of midfielders in the transfer market, Fellaini has got his head down and is working hard to have an important impact for Belgium.

Here’s what United fans on Twitter made of his brief cameo for the Belgians yesterday.

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