Morgan Schneiderlin to help Everton catch Manchester United and Liverpool
Schneiderlin signed for Everton last month for a fee that could reach £24million after struggling for game time at Manchester United.
The France international is undefeated in an Everton shirt – winning three of his opening four games – and is confident his side can continue to cut the gap on their rivals above.
The Toffees are seventh in the Premier League table, trailing sixth-place United by five points and fifth-place Liverpool by six points.
Morgan Schneiderlin is yet to lose in an Everton shirt
Schneiderlin told Sky Sports: "We want to catch the team above us, I think Liverpool are six points and United five points.
"So, why not? We can catch them if we have a good run of games.
"We need to make sure we finish strong and make a platform for next season to give our fans the Europa League."
Morgan Schneiderlin praises Everton manager Ronald Koeman
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Schneiderlin's move to Goodison Park saw him reunited with manager Ronald Koeman, who he worked with for a season at Southampton before his move to Old Trafford in 2015.
"He wants to win, he's a winner," he said on the Dutchman. "He always knows the right things to say to the players to improve.
"He's very calm, keeps his head on his shoulder when things are going well and when things are going bad he tries to say good things to win."