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25/03/2014 08:11, Report by Adam Marshall

Fellaini goal target

David Moyes is hoping Marouane Fellaini can bring goals to the Manchester United team from midfield.

The summer signing from Everton has still to get off the mark for the Reds after a debut season interrupted by injuries but the manager is aware the midfielders need to contribute more in front of goal.

Tom Cleverley and Michael Carrick both have one strike to their name this term but Fellaini, Juan Mata, Shinji Kagawa, Ryan Giggs and Darren Fletcher are yet to register. With Manchester City star Yaya Toure's hat-trick against Fulham taking his tally to 16 for the league campaign alone, the boss was asked about the threat posed from that area by the Blues.

"I take that point," he admitted. "They have got goalscoring midfield players and it's something which is important - to have goalscorers all over the field who can contribute lots of goals.

"We've got good midfield players. I still think Fellaini can get some goals. He was unlucky at West Ham when he could have scored a header and maybe you could argue he deserved a penalty kick when he went through at the end.

"He's beginning to show signs he can get some goals for us as well but I do agree City have very good midfield players who are goalscorers."

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