Ugly but effective: Marouane Fellaini proves his worth to Mourinho again

Introduction of the big Belgian almost rescued the Super Cup final for Manchester United and showed why José Mourinho rates him so highly

For a footballer who suffers a near-constant dose of over-the-top criticism, look no further than Marouane Fellaini. For a man who handles this with dignity and a disarming sense of self-deprecation, again take note of the Belgium midfielder.

Yet he is also, despite the naysayers, a very effective player. When José Mourinho wanted to wrest control of the Uefa Super Cup final away from Real Madrid at Skopje’s Philip II Stadium on Tuesday night, it was to Fellaini whom the manager turned.

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