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Chelsea ‘fan favourite’ target open to contract talks

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Everton star Marouane Fellaini is ready to begin contract talks with David Moyes, despite interest from Chelsea as well as other top flight English clubs.

"Everton are a club that really care about me,” Fellaini said.

"My relationship with the manager is excellent and I'm delighted that he considers me a key player and wants to extend my contract.

 The discussions have not yet begun, but I don't suppose they are far off. For my part, I'm ready and waiting."


Chelsea were named as a possible suitor for Fellaini by the midfielder’s father, Abdellatif Fellaini, who has had fallings out with Moyes in the past.


 

"The big clubs can see what a good job Marouane is doing and that is why Chelsea are following him intensively," he said.

And while Goal.com has rated Fellaini at £22 million, the youngster has insisted he is only interested in staying at Everton.

“I've not been in contact with any other club about leaving Everton,” Fellaini said.

“Besides, they will have their say if a club show formal interest in me.”

Moyes was reportedly aware of Chelsea’s interest in the fan favourite, and made his feelings on the matter very clear to reporters.

“I am reluctant to sell my best players. I don’t see that as being good for any manager,” the Toffees manager said.

And now it looks as though Moyes will get his wish, with Fellaini hoping to stay at Everton rather than heading to Chelsea after all.

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