Marouane Fellaini: I was a scapegoat at Man United
The Manchester United midfielder feels that he was treated unfairly last season
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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