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Manchester United fans react to Fellaini's performance against Valencia


Manchester United fans have reacted positively to Marouane Fellaini's first pre-season appearance, after he scored a late winner against Valencia.

Marouane Fellaini may have been dealt some harsh treatment at Old Trafford last night, but his performance in their friendly against Valencia appears to have won some of the fan-base around.

Fellaini was jeered by United supporters during the club’s final pre-season match, but he got the last laugh – scoring a late winner after coming off the bench.

The Belgian midfielder has had a torrid time since joining Old Trafford last summer, with his performances in a United shirt often short of the quality required, but his goal last night was enough to convince some of fan-base that he should be given another chance.

Fellaini has been linked with a move to Napoli for much of the summer so far, but his goal is sure to have done his chances of staying with United no harm.

In what was Louis van Gaal’s first game in charge at Old Trafford, he brought the powerful midfielder off the bench in the second half to great effect as Fellaini put in one of his best performances in since completing a move from Everton.

The 26-year-old’s goal will steal the headlines, but his general play was excellent and he performed a commanding role in the centre of the pitch – as he was brought in to do by David Moyes.

It has led to United fans reacting positively on Twitter and, although many are still unconvinced by Fellaini, many of the fan-base now want him to be given a second-chance.

Here are some of the best tweets on Fellaini’s performance against Valencia.

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