New Manchester United signing Marouane Fellaini believes David Moyes' side can retain the Premier League title won under Sir Alex Ferguson.
Fellaini was desperate for a move to Old Trafford and admitted that he was nervous with all that was happening, but was confident that he would ultimately depart.
David Moyes signed the player for £27.5million in the final hours of the transfer window and the Belgian remains the only high-profile signing of the summer, with Manchester United missing out on Leighton Baines, Ander Herrera and Fabio Coentrao.
But, the former Everton player believes that he and his new teammates should not be written off and that they still have the resources to successfully defend their title.
"It will be tough, every year is tough for the big teams but I think Manchester United has the quality to win the championship so I look forward to this," Fellaini is quoted as saying in The Telegraph.
He believes that Manchester United were unlucky in their recent Premier League defeat to Liverpool, and could have scored in the second half to make up the 1-0 deficit.
"I watched the game (against Liverpool) and in the second half the team played very well and had a lot of chances but couldn't score, but football is like this," he added.
Fellaini could make his debut in their next Premier League fixture, an early kick off against newly promoted Crystal Palace at Old Trafford, and will hope to play an effective and integral part in the Red Devils' campaign.
"It is a big step for me, but I have played five years in England, I know the league and I know the players so I don't think I will have a problem with this move," he said.
"Of course I look forward to it, I am playing with big players so I need to work hard for my place. To win a trophy with Manchester United and play a lot of games, that is important."
Fellaini helped Belgium overcome Scotland 2-0 in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers, and hopes that his country can complete a successful campaign to qualify for the next year's event in Brazil.
"I was a little bit nervous on Monday but in the end I have my transfer and I have won with Belgium so I am happy," the 25-year-old said.
"It wasn't my best game but we won and it was a good game for us. We scored the first half and dominated the game and that was important.
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