Marouane Fellaini: I was a scapegoat at Man United

The Manchester United midfielder feels that he was treated unfairly last season

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Marouane Fellaini has claimed that he was a made a scapegoat during David Moyes’ doomed reign at Manchester United.

Moyes brought the Beglian midfielder to Old Trafford in a £27m deal last summer but Fellaini failed to impress under the Scot for the Red Devils.

However, the 26-year-old has been one of United’s top performers in midfield under new manager Louis van Gaal this term.

And when asked whether he felt that he was made a scapegoat last season, Fellaini told Sky Sports News: “Yes a little bit. That is a difficult question. It is difficult to answer that. Last season was a difficult season for me.

“I didn’t lose faith in myself. In football you have to be strong in the head. The mentality is important and I do have this quality so I can keep going.

“The manager [Van Gaal] said to me I would have to fight if I wanted to play. I did fight and trained hard and that was it. When I got my chance I tried to show myself and tried to do my best.”

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