He told evertonfc.com: "Weâ€™re the only other Club to have done that (in the last six years), but Villa look like they are equipped and have the credentials to do that. But weâ€™re not going to give up on it and weâ€™re going to try and make a run to get there as well.
"Chelsea and Liverpool are the ones who have started well. Arsenal have been a bit up and down. Aston Villa out of all the sides, I think are the ones who have the best chance of finishing in the Champions League."