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Jimmy Carter has slammed midfielder Marouane Fellaini

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Jimmy Carter has slammed Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini as someone who does not belong in the Premier league.

He also feels that the Belgian international is not worthy of wearing the Manchester United shirt. Fellaini was recently captured elbowing Leicester City defender Robert Huth on television in the recent 1-1 draw between the two teams at Old Trafford. This is not the first such incident involving the 27-year-old. The former Everton midfielder has been regarded as a player ever since he came to the league in 2008. Over the years, he has picked up numerous yellow cards and suspensions as a result of such incidents.

Carragher feels that Fellaini will never learn from his mistakes and will continue to be a repeat offender. He has also expressed empathy with regard to Robert Huth, who has been suspended for three matches – the same as Fellaini – for his role in the tug of war between the two players. Carragher is surprised to know that Huth has received the same kind of suspension as Fellaini, who he sees as having committed a much more serious crime. Fellaini is now capable of playing in the FA Cup final as a result of only receiving a three match suspension and Carragher is further incensed by this fact.

“How did they get the same bans? One man deliberately swings an elbow, knowing full well the damage that can be caused. The other grabs a clump of hair. Both, somehow, end up with three-match suspensions. The more I look at the punishments that Marouane Fellaini and Robert Huth received, the less I can understand the Football Association's decision. Yet Fellaini could end up playing in the FA Cup final. Can pulling someone's hair cause the same damage as a flailing elbow? No. Not in a million years,” said Carragher.

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