Fellaini, 29, has just 12 months remaining on his current contract and doubt has been cast over his future with talks over an extension yet to be held.
Trabzonspor are reportedly keen to capitalise on this uncertainty as they bid to bring in a marquee signing in the transfer window.
The Turkish side have apparently offered Fellaini a lucrative deal and are confident of signing him.
A special video that has been personally sent to the Belgium international has also supposedly been produced in a bid to convince him to join the club.
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Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini is edging closer towards a move to Trabzonspor.
And Turkish outlet Fotomac have offered a fresh update in Trabzonspor’s pursuit of Fellaini.
It is suggested that Fellaini himself is a huge admirer of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and this could help push through a move to the club.
Negotiations over a transfer are also reportedly progressing with Fellaini’s family keen for him to move to Turkey.
However, they could face a fight on their hands to keep hold of Fellaini with Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho supposedly keen on offering Fellaini a new deal.
Man United midfielder Marouane Fellaini is edging closer towards a move to Trabzonspor
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Fellaini enjoyed a successful campaign at United under the Portuguese boss last season, making 47 appearances across all competitions.
He also helped guide United to EFL Cup and Europa League glory.
But China could be his next destination with Fellaini hinting at a potential move to the Far East to join up with international team-mate Axel Witsel should he become a free agent.
When asked about a potential big-money move to the Chinese Super League, Fellaini told Belgium outlet VTM News last week: "In China? Why not? I'm now Manchester United player, but I do not rule out such a transfer in the future."