Belgium's Roberto Martinez: 'No communication with Jose Mourinho over Fellaini'


The United midfielder limped off midway through the first half after injuring his knee following a collision and Martinez has now confirmed that Fellaini has suffered ligament damage.

The Belgian FA said yesterday that the 29-year-old "will be out for a couple of weeks" after an MRI scan revealed that he had sprained his left medial ligament.

Fellaini was forced off the pitch after just 30 minutes in his side's 4-3 victory over Bosnia and Herzegovina in World Cup qualifying last week.

Belgium manager Roberto Martinez has revealed that he has not spoken to Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho regarding Marouane Fellaini's condition.

Fellaini has been in inspired form this season - netting four times in eight games - including a brace against Crystal Palace in a 4-0 drubbing at Old Trafford recently.

According to The Sun, United face being without Pogba until their hectic Christmas programme, ruling him out of key league games against Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and Manchester City.

"Damage could be very little or very big".

As well as the game at Anfield, Fellaini is set to miss United's away games against Benfica in the Champions League, Huddersfield in the Premier League and Swansea in the Carabao Cup.

As per the Belgium boss, he has received numerous phone calls at 3AM, asking him to keep Lukaku out of his squad for tomorrow night.

"We don't know at this stage (how long Fellanini will be out for)".

That's also good news for Manchester United who will want the former Everton striker ready to take on Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday in the Premier League.