Marouane Fellaini branded a disgrace after elbow against Robert Huth

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Marouane Fellaini recently claimed that he never intended to elbow someone and was simply acting in self-defence.

If that's true, then he is getting attacked in nearly every game at the moment.

The Belgian powerhouse has earned himself a reputation of flinging his arms around when the referee is not looking and, more often than not, gets away with it.


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And Sunday's game against Leicester City saw him add another victim to his list. Robert Huth was given the Fellaini treatment in the first half, receiving a class left-arm swinger during a routine set-piece.

Did referee Michael Olivier see it? Did he f... I mean, no, he did not see it. But the television cameras definitely did see it and the slow motion, 4K Ultra HD replays are circling on the internet as we speak.

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To be fair to Fellaini, the elbow, which we are certainly not condoning, did not come without antagonism from Leicester's tough-tackling defender. Huth appears to grab Fellaini's famous afro and take a chunk right out of it. Only then does Fellaini unleash his trademark hit.

But Fellaini could still find himself on the end of another violent conduct charge from the Football Association, meaning a three-match ban could be forthcoming.

Twitter reacts

There has also been plenty of reaction on Twitter, too, where fans of both Leicester and Manchester United have been criticising the midfielder. We've got some of the best tweets embedded below:

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