Fellaini's performances led United to trigger the one-year contract extension in his contract at the start of the year - but extending his deal beyond the summer is proving much tougher.
United have not given up hope that he will agree new terms, but sources told ESPN FC they were prepared to risk losing him for nothing rather than pushing for a fee in January.
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Allen said Britain will be watching closely to ensure that the Burmese security forces do not attempt to frustrate these efforts. On Monday, British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman stated that the crisis in Myanmar "looks like ethnic cleansing".
Fellaini's current contract expires at the end of the season and potentially he could sign a pre-contract agreement with another side in January.
Fellaini's four years with United have been mixed, and the former Everton man, brought to Old Trafford by David Moyes, has often been used in a substitute role.
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Experts were monitoring Pyonggang during September after Kim Jong-un triggered an quake with one of his tests, Express reported. South Korea's top steel maker POSCO, based in Pohang, said it experienced no damage from the quake so far.
Jose Mourinho is keen not to lose Fellaini in January.
Galatasaray have a long-standing interest in Fellaini but a host of foreign and Premier League clubs are expected to jostle for his signature in the event Mourinho fails to persuade him to stay at United beyond a fifth season.
That Marouane Fellaini's status at Manchester United would be such a talking point, even six months ago, shows the progress he's made with fans.
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A commuter, Mei Anne posted on her Facebook page saying that she was on the train which collided with the other train. It said in a statement that a train stopped at the Joo Koon station heading westwards towards Tuas Link station.