Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Marouane Sure That 'Dad' Dave Will Revive Ailing Champions

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Marouane Sure That 'Dad' Dave Will Revive Ailing Champions

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MAROUANE Fellaini has insisted that 'father figure' David Moyes will turn things around at Old Trafford.

The Champions have had a difficult year by their standards and look set to record their lowest finish in the Premier League having never previously failed to end the season outside the top three.

They also trail Olympiacos 2-0 in the last 16 of the Champions League, crashed out of the FA Cup in the third round to Swansea City and lost to Sunderland in the Capital One Cup semi-final.

But Fellaini, who himself has struggled at United due to injury and poor form, believes the paternal figure he followed from Everton to Manchester will lead the club back to the top.

"I could never say something bad about him because he has done everything for me. He is like a father," the Belgian said.

"When I played bad he told me. When I played well he told me.

"When I have a bad demeanour on the pitch he tells me. When it's bad off the pitch he tells me that as well.

"It's his first year at a new club and it's difficult for any new manager in the first year. …

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