Marouane Fellani still believe Manchester United can still win the premier league title this season as he set his sights on winning his first silverware since moving to England.
United are currently fifth in the table, nine points behind league
leaders Leicester, after taking just two points from their last four
However, the season has proved highly unpredictable and former
Everton midfielder Fellaini — who has not won a trophy since winning
the Belgian title with Standard Liege in 2008 — feels they remain
“I hope this season we can win something,” the 28-year-old told FourFourTwo. “That’s why you play football, to win trophies. We have to keep going.
“In the Premier League you never know. Every team is close together
in the top six, so we’ll fight for first place. We have a lot of games.
We have to continue to work together, to stay together.
“We have to work hard and win games, and then see what happens at the end of the season.”
Fellaini said he is determined to show boss Louis van Gaal he should be part of his first-choice XI.
“Of course,” he said. “Last season I played nearly every game. This
season I’ve played some games and been on the bench, but I’ve worked
hard to be in the team.
“I’m happy to be at Man United and I’ve always trained hard. I want
to play because I know I can help the team, that I can be important.”
While he has been used as an emergency forward, he stressed that
midfield is his strongest position, whether that be “defensively or
However, he added: “The manager decides which position I play, and if he needs me I’m there.”