Man United fans are pleased Fellaini is unavailable for West Ham meeting

Following his winning goal against Arsenal in Manchester United’s most recent home game, Marouane Fellaini was given a rare chance to start in the following Reds game against Brighton.

He, like most of the United side on the South Coast on Friday night, was abject and Jose Mourinho has stated that the Belgian is unfit to face West Ham United, now managed by his former manager at both Everton and Old Trafford, David Moyes.

The Belgian has never been the most popular player at Old Trafford and the player’s arrogance in his contract stand-off with United has only served to deepen the feeling of unrest against his continued presence at the club.

That means that while no football fan should wish injury on a player – certainly not one of their own – Fellaini’s absence due to a muscular injury has gone down well and we’ve taken a closer look at the best of the reaction…