Manchester United released their starting XI for the away Premier League game to Sunderland and despite the omission of David De Gea and the inclusion of Luke Shaw, there was a bigger surprise in store for fans of the Red Devils.
Belgian international and much-maligned mdifielder Marouane Fellaini was selected as captain, promoting an immediate meltdown on Twitter...
Marouane Fellaini captaining Manchester United, the most successful club in the history of English football pic.twitter.com/icNelxMzcg
— 90min (@90min_Football) April 9, 2017
Today, Mauroune Fellaini captains Manchester United. So, whatever you want to achieve in life, look at today, and remember it's possible.
— From The Stands (@FromTStands) April 9, 2017
Some special players have captained Manchester United over the years!!! pic.twitter.com/OP09sszYcs
— 101 Great Goals (@101greatgoals) April 9, 2017
Man Utd have entered a new level of banter by having Fellaini captain. The banter era has officially returned
— Dan♔ (@UnitedDanny) April 9, 2017
Marouane Fellaini is Manchester United captain today. pic.twitter.com/wYFuIfii1q
— ODDSbible (@ODDSbible) April 9, 2017
Marouane Fellaini is captain of England's most successful ever football club. pic.twitter.com/mOmDXa5UhF
— SlashFootball (@slashfootball) April 9, 2017
Fellaini fixing his armband after elbowing Cattermole leaving him down and covered in blood will be the defining image of the season.
— Enda Higgins (@endahiggins88) April 9, 2017
— Devils Related (@Devils_Related) April 9, 2017
Marouane Fellaini captains Manchester United today as part of Jose Mourinho's "scorched earth" formation.
— JOE.co.uk (@JOE_co_uk) April 9, 2017
When you see that Marouane Fellaini is Man Utd captain today: pic.twitter.com/oK577AyNnO
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) April 9, 2017
— Ladbrokes (@Ladbrokes) April 9, 2017
60 - Number of inappropriate photos of Jose Mourinho that Marouane Fellaini must own to be given the Man United captaincy. Blackmail.
— OptaJoke (@OptaJoke) April 9, 2017
— bwin (@bwin) April 9, 2017
Robson, Bruce, Cantona, Keane, Neville, Giggs, Rooney, Smalling, Fellaini. Cant believe we're 6th...
— John Ashton (@thedoveman1982) April 9, 2017
— Harry C (@HazSpur92) April 9, 2017
Making Marouane Fellaini captain is a sad indication of Jose Mourinho's state of mind. Get him to hospital immediately
— Jamie (@JCollettCFC) April 9, 2017
Fellaini is the captain of Manchester United pic.twitter.com/MFxZ9hfzv5
— Footy Humour (@FootyHumour) April 9, 2017
When you wake up at 6:30 in morning to see Fellaini as captain pic.twitter.com/QixDTDv5Hn
— Nik (@CreativeMartial) April 9, 2017
Fellaini captains United against Sunderland.. Moyes will be more than proud
— RedCity (@RedCityOfficial) April 9, 2017
No De Gea
Carrick on bench
Ladies and gentlemen, the crazy world of José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix... pic.twitter.com/8d0BjcOxaO
— 888sport (@888sport) April 9, 2017
Fellaini captains Manchester United. More power to his elbow.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) April 9, 2017
Marouane Fellaini captains Man Utd pic.twitter.com/rncloZssL1
— The Football Pools (@footballpools) April 9, 2017
Marouane Fellaini is captain of England's most successful club today.
MAROUANE FELLAINI. pic.twitter.com/IISOdwGnqo
— Football Funnys (@FootballFunnys) April 9, 2017
Marouane Fellaini captaining Manchester United today pic.twitter.com/TmVDFioM16
— Football Super Tips (@FootySuperTips) April 9, 2017
Marouane Fellaini Club de Futbol. This is Fellaini's world, we just live in it.
— José (@MourinhoMindset) April 9, 2017
Captain Fellaini is peak Manchester United post-Fergie. pic.twitter.com/yNre6tghaB
— Sam Homewood (@SamHomewood) April 9, 2017