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Marouane Fellaini may be out for weeks after the Beldian FA have reported that the midfielder has a knee injury.
Maurouane Fellaini may be out for weeks after the Beldian FA have reported that the midfielder has a knee injury.
Marouane Fellaini could miss the rest of the October schedule with the Belgium FA claiming on their website that he picked up a knee injury in the 2-2 draw at Wigan on Saturday.
BelgianFootball.be says the midfielder will be sidelined for three weeks which would mean he will miss the game at QPR in 12 days' time and, possibly, the Goodison derby against Liverpool at the end of the month.
He will also miss his country's next two World Cup qualifiers but will reportedly recuperate in Belgium.
The story has not yet been corroborated by Everton, with the Official Site saying that Fellaini reported for international duty as usual this week, presumably with no injury concerns.
Clearly this story is developing, but it is one that fantasy managers will have to watch carefully. Fellaini is a mainstay of many a fantasy lineup this season, and will only be more interesting with a match against Queens Park Rangers on the horizon.
But if he is out, the Merseyside derby would likely see him carded, if not suspended (he's already on four yellow cards, if I remember correctly) so it may be best to move him now.