Manchester United are currently 14 points behind Manchester City, although United have a game in hand and could cut the deficit to 11 points with a win in that game.
The former Sporting captain still harbours hopes of a title win and has said that it’s not over until it’s mathematically impossible for United to win the league.
Fernandes has bemoaned the team’s poor performance at home and believes they should have been higher up in points if not for some poor home results.
“It’s about improving as a team because we know we want to win trophies and we want to win everything we’re included in but at the moment I think we are not at that level this season,” the Portuguese told talkSPORT ahead of facing Granada.
“We lost a lot of games. Honestly, the home games are not the ones you expect to lose and we lose a lot of points at home. And away our form has been really different.
“We are improving and this season is not finished and we have a lot to do until the end of the season. As I always say, until it’s mathematically impossible, you have to believe.
“So when I see that it’s no longer possible to catch City, then I will forget the league.”