Fellaini enjoys Rodwell partnership


Belgium international Marouane Fellaini believes his midfield partnership with young England star Jack Rodwell is looking good for the future of the club.

The 23-year-old signed a new five-year contract on Thursday after being convinced of the Toffees' ambition. Fellaini and Rodwell have impressed at the heart of the team following Mikel Arteta's August departure to Arsenal and the Belgian believes it is a partnership which can grow.

"Ask the manager but I think if Jack Rodwell plays with me it is a good combination," he said. "Everton have good young players - Jack Rodwell has just made his debut for the senior national team. It is important to stay at a high level if you want to play with the national team."

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