‘He’s a perfect player’ – Arsenal legend backs club’s pursuit solid midfielder

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Ray Parlour feels Manchester United star Marouane Fellaini would be a good addition to the Arsenal squad.

The North London club have been frequently linked with a shock swoop to land the Belgium international midfielder in the summer window.

The Belgian will be available for free considering his current contract with Man United will run out in the coming weeks.

The midfielder has been a rather controversial figure at the club considering his unflattering playing style.

However, Red Devils head coach Jose Mourinho has utilized Fellaini, 30, as a defensive midfielder to frustrate their Premier League rivals.

The Gunners have appointed former PSG and Sevilla manager Unai Emery as their new tactician after manager Arsene Wenger stepped down at the Emirates in May.

Arsenal have already brought in 34-year-old Stephan Lichtsteiner to their team for free from Italian Serie A side Juventus.

The former Arsenal star feels Fellaini would be a decent recruit due to his ability to contribute something different to the squad.

The midfielder moved to Old Trafford in a £27m transfer deal from Merseyside giants Everton back in the 2013 summer window.

Man United finished in second position behind bitter rivals Manchester City in the English Premier League log last season.

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