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Sport Manchester United give team news vs Liverpool Marouane Fellaini has only started one Man Utd fixture in the last five months and was expected to be out until late March. Share Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now Get Manchester United FC updates directly to your inbox + Subscribe Thank you for subscribing! Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email
Jose Mourinho has confirmed Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini is available to return against Liverpool on Saturday.
Fellaini has been beset by medial knee ligament problems in the last five months and has only managed one club start during that period. The 30-year-old underwent surgery last month and was expected to return in late March but Mourinho revealed he is back for the visit of Liverpool.
“He was fully fit for a couple of weeks,” Mourinho said when asked about Eric Bailly. “He’s okay, the only one that is back to the team is Fellaini,” Mourinho said.
Liverpool and United are English football’s most successful clubs and the country’s most intense rivals. However, Mourinho played down the tribalism.
“I still don’t know because in my mentality every match is the same and I’m not very good on that culture of this rivalry is special, that match is special,” Mourinho added. “I’ve never been very good at it, I never looked to AC Milan has the biggest rival, I never looked to Atletico Madrid as the enemy, I never look to Spurs or Arsenal as the big rival. Read More Jose Mourinho press conference LIVE updates ahead of Liverpool
“For me, is just a big match two historical clubs not just in England but the world and in this moment important points for top four, important points for second, but I still don’t look to some matches as special opponents, it’s just a big match because we are speaking about two big clubs.
“We have three matches now; Liverpool, Sevilla and Brighton. If you ask me if I could choose one to be the most important I can’t choose, so for me the most important one is Liverpool because is the next but the other two are knockout. Means we are in the Champions League quarter-final or no, means we go to a Wembley semi-final or no.
“I want to win of course, is a big match, big opponent, is the team just behind us, is a team that is already in the Champions League last eight so of course is a big match but I’m not very good on that rivalry, every opponent is a rival.”
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