Fellaini Set To Miss Liverpool Game With Knee Injury

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The current time table means that he'll also miss United's UEFA Champions League group stage clash Benfica.

Fellaini's United team-mate Romelu Lukaku was rested for the Bosnia game due to an ankle injury.

However, the United powerhouse had to be substituted just before the half hour mark and speaking after Belgium prevailed 4-3 to maintain their excellent form in qualification, Martinez admits there is concern for the 29-year-old.

Belgium manager Roberto Martínez said after the match that he was fearful that the midfielder has suffered a knee ligament injury.

Belgium's official national team account has published a tweet which says Fellaini will be out for a "couple of weeks", and won't be in contention for the global against Cyprus.

He said: 'We are all anxious about Fellaini. "We fear that there's ligament damage", confirmed the former Everton manager.

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MAROUANE FELLAINI will miss Manchester United's bumper Premier League clash with Liverpool and the next two weeks.

The Belgian FA has confirmed that Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini has avoided a long-term layoff with the injury sustained against Bosnia-Herzegovina. "Ligaments, left knee. More news [on Sunday]".

He is likely to be replaced by last season's Player of the Year, Ander Herrera, while club captain Michael Carrick could also come into contention for a start.

His injury will undoubtedly cause Jose Mourinho a headache.

Fellaini has scored four goals for United this season, including two in a 4-0 win over Crystal Palace in their last game before the global break.

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