Fellaini’s shape at Manchester United up to now this season has earned the reward of each fanatics and Mourinho.
The Portuguese boss is willing for the 29-year-outdated to signal a brand new contract at Old Trafford and Nicol says he is absolutely deserving of an extension.
“Absolutely (he has a vital role at United) and I tend to agree with that,” the Liverpool legend mentioned on ESPN FC.
“If you’re having a look for a classy, fashionable soccer participant, then you definitely’re now not having a look at Marouane Fellaini.
“If you’re having a look for a man that in truth makes a distinction when he’s on the box, then you’re looking at Marouane Fellaini.
“There’s been such a lot discuss how he doesn’t seem like a soccer participant that everyone simply thinks that robotically now, however don’t child your self.
“This man performs in a Belgium facet that is chopped stuffed with skill and he can play in that device.
“So don’t inform me he’s now not a excellent soccer participant.
“If he global elegance? No he’s now not.
“But he makes the distinction and when Marouane Fellaini comes on the box, you’ll just about make sure that the workforce’s going to modify the approach they play.
“They’re going to get the ball ahead early and that comes to him and maximum of the time it makes a distinction.”
Fellaini may get started for Manchester United after they shuttle to Southampton this Saturday in the Premier League.