Marouane Fellaini’s contract at Manchester United is set to expire at the summer and there have been plenty of stories linking him with a move away from the club.

The majority of his time at the club has been disappointing but he has found a new lease of life under Jose Mourinho, who is clearly a big fan of the midfielder.

In his Friday press conference, Mourinho was asked whether he was worried that Fellaini would leave, to which he replied: “Yes I am.’

When pressed whether he thought there was anything he could do to change the situation, Mourinho insisted it was between the player and the club.

Nothing. Leave the discussion to the player and the board. I am not involved in contracts, in deals. I respect both the players and the board. The player because he has the right to decide his future. He finishes his contract he has the right to decide his future. And I respect that because the decisions and discussions are under control, so I just wait wishing they will have an understanding. But it’s out of my control.