- Marouane Fellaini sealed a move to Chinese side, Shandong Luneng
- Paul Pogba has taken time out to send a farewell message to the Belgian midfielder
- The French star hailed Fellaini as 'a real brother'
Manchester United star, Paul Pogba, has penned an emotional farewell to Marouane Fellaini who quit the Red Devils for a move to Chinese side, Shandong Luneng.
Fellaini is understood to have left Old Trafford on Wednesday, January 30, ahead of his move to the Chinese Super League.
The Belgian star's move to China will effectively end his five-and-a-half-year stay at Old Trafford that was riddled with challenges.
Ahead of the midfielder's departure, Pogba took time out to express his despondency via Twitter.
The French star hailed Fellaini as 'a real brother,' owing to their close partnership at the club after Pogba's return from Juventus in 2016.
“My bro I wish you all the best in your new club. I’m gonna miss you here man thanks for all the advice, for your help," he said.
“Only a few real brother in football and you are one of them. Love my bro," he added.
On his part, United goalkeeper, David De Gea, took to Instagram to send Fellaini a farewell message.
“I’ll miss you a lot bro,” the Spaniard wrote on his Instagram story alongside a picture of himself and the Belgian.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Manchester United confirmed Marouane Fellaini’s switch to Shandong Luneng Taishan FC in China on a permanent transfer.
In a statement in the club’s official website, the Red Devils applauded the Belgium international, who arrived Old Trafford from Everton in August 2013.
during his five-and-a-half seasons at ‘Theater of Dreams’ Fellaini netted 22 times as he claimed four trophies - the Emirates FA Cup, FA Community Shield, League Cup and UEFA Europa League with the Red Devils.
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