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Football: Fellaini denies spitting at Zabaleta

Published on Mar 29, 2014 5:20 PM
 

LONDON (AFP) - Marouane Fellaini has insisted that he did not spit at Pablo Zabaleta during this week's Manchester derby at Old Trafford.

Following United's 3-0 defeat on Tuesday, footage emerged on the YouTube website appearing to show midfielder Fellaini spitting near Zabaleta's head, while the City defender was on the turf following a clash between the pair.

It is understood the Football Association are aware of the clip, with the governing body now deciding whether to charge Fellaini with misconduct.

The FA are now due to request sharper footage from match broadcasters Sky before ruling on whether Fellaini should face disciplinary action, with a decision anticipated some time early next week.

 
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