He told evertonfc.com: "We'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 we're not going to give up on it and we'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."