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Manchester - Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand has welcomed new team-mate Marouane Fellaini to Old Trafford.

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According to the BBC website, Ferdinand tweeted on Tuesday: @fellainiM welcome to Manchester United, good luck in internationals and come back healthy.

Belgium midfielder Fellaini joined Manchester United from Everton shortly before Monday's transfer deadline for £27.5m.

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Fellaini also took to Twitter to thank Everton and their supporters.

I just want to tell you: THANK YOU Everton and all the Evertonian fans for all these last years. @Everton
 
Fellaini was the one bright note on an otherwise bad day in the transfer market for the defending English Premiership champions.

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