Unai Emery warned about Arsenal signing 30-year-old

Former Arsenal striker Paul Mariner believes Gunners supporters won't be excited about the prospect of signing Marouane Fellaini

Transfer Agent
By Transfer Agent
Manchester United star Marouane Fellaini Photo: The Sport Review

Arsenal supporters won’t be excited about the prospect of signing Marouane Fellaini, Paul Mariner has admitted.

The Gunners are thought to be in the running to sign the Belgium international in a free transfer this summer.

Fellaini’s current deal at the Manchester outfit is set to expire and the 30-year-old will become a free agent.

Arsenal appointed Spanish head coach Unai Emery as Arsene Wenger’s successor last month.

The former Paris Saint-Germain manager looks to be adding experience to his Gunners squad.

The north London side signed Switzerland captain Stephan Lichtsteiner in a free transfer from Juventus.

However, former Arsenal star Mariner isn’t convinced Fellaini is the type of signing that the Gunners need.

“I don’t get excited about it,” Mariner told ESPN FC.

“Would he fit in at Arsenal? I am not too sure. He is on a free transfer. He is 30.”

Fellaini has won the FA Cup, the Europa League and the League Cup during four seasons at Old Trafford.

Manchester United haven’t won the Premier League title since 2013 and Fellaini has been a scapegoat for the regression.

MORE: Latest Manchester United news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip

MORE:

MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

Laver Cup 2018
The Sport Review
Laver Cup 2018: Federer, Djokovic and fellow top-10s relish European defence – ‘We’re ready!’
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning house in Madrid
The Sport Review
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house with us
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Chelsea, Arsenal stars feature – Slideshow
The Sport Review
Rio Ferdinand reacts to Paul Pogba’s goal in Man United’s 3-0 win at Young Boys
The Sport Review
Garth Crooks predicts where Liverpool FC are going to finish
The Sport Review
Gary Lineker raves about Liverpool FC star after 3-2 win over PSG