Tottenham Hotspur winger Nacer Chadli has told Sky Sports that he is pleased with the way his Belgium international teammate Marouane Fellaini has been playing this season.
Fellaini has established himself as one of the most important players for Manchester United following a disappointing 2013-14 campaign.
The former Everton midfielder has scored five goals and created 13 chances in 21 Premier League appearances for the Red Devils so far this campaign.
The 27-year-old has a pass accuracy of 85% and a shot accuracy of 57%, and Chadli has been impressed with the compatriot’s displays this term.
“Marouane is doing very well at Manchester United this season,” the 25-year-old told Sky Sports. “He is scoring some very important goals and also providing assists.
“It will be a tight game (between Chelsea and United on Saturday). I think Marouane is somebody who can score goals and he showed that in the last few months. He has made good progress.”
Key player against Chelsea
Fellaini will be a key player for United when they take on Chelsea away from home at Stamford Bridge in London on Saturday.
The former Standard Liege star is likely to be included in Louis van Gaal’s starting line-up, and his physical presence will be create problems for the Blues.
United will head into the game placed third in the Premier League table with 65 points from 32 matches, while Chelsea are seven points clear at the top with a game in hand.