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World Player of the Week: Marouane Fellaini - Everton
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Marouane Fellaini is not to everyone's taste. To some he is a 6ft 5in man-mountain, who bullies opponents, wins virtually every challenge he contests and suffocates teams into submission. To others, he is a clumsy, lumbering and inconsistent country-bumpkin who is not refined enough to succeed at a big club.
Whatever your opinion of Fellaini, there can be no denying his influence for Everton last week. He began by stunning Manchester United during the opening round of the new Premier League season, scoring the winner in a man-of-the-match performance at Goodison Park.
After receiving countless plaudits in the local media, the 24-year-old continued his superb start to the campaign by finding the net again in Saturday's 3-1 success at Aston Villa.
Everton are one of only three teams to have maximum points in the Premier League in 2012-13, and their undoubted talisman has been Fellaini.
|Congratulations to Marouane Fellaini, Goal.com's 171st World Player of the Week winner!
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