Four English players make it onto the list; Ashley Cole (30th), Wayne Rooney (31st), Joe Hart (65th) and John Terry (86).
Despite only a few English players making it onto the top 100, the Premier League is the best represented with 27 players, followed by La Liga with 23.
Jose Mourinho is keen to keep hold of the Belgian, but with interest from the Gunners, Roma, AC Milan, Turkey and China, the 30-year-old has a decision to make.
United published their retained list on Friday with Dean Henderson, Indy Boonen, Zachary Dearnley, Ethan Hamilton, Tosin Kehinde and Callum Whelan all joining Fellaini with offers on the table.
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Players were then scored on their ranking by each panellist: a No1 choice allocated 30pts, No2 29pts and so on down to selection No30, given one point. Sports editor Ian Prior explains: Compiling such a list requires a certain confidence, some may say arrogance of judgment. Not all may agree, but it is a personal belief that these pages are currently home to perhaps the finest collective of football writers and analysts in the English language.
From Daniel Taylor to Sid Lowe, Jonathan Wilson to Michael Cox, Richard Williams to Raphael Honigstein, we are blessed with writers whose knowledge covers not only the English game but who offer a genuinely global perspective.
The ranking, which has slowly been revealed in a countdown from the 20 December, is now published in full and the world's top 100 footballers are listed below for you to view.
The choice of Messi at No1, beating Cristiano Ronaldo into second place, is explained below by Sid Lowe: There was only one name and one position on which all 11 members of the panel were in unanimous agreement; the world No1, Lionel Messi. The debate has moved to another plane: it is not so much a question of whether Messi is the best player in the world right now, as whether Messi might just be the best player there has ever been.