Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley speaks exclusively to ManUtd.com ahead of the Barclays Premier League fixture against Liverpool on Sunday...
Liverpool finished 37 points behind United last season and are yet to win in the league this term...
I think form goes out of the window in these fixtures. It’s more like a one-off game. They’re great occasions. Growing up as a United fan, I’ve watched about 20 or 30 of these games, so I know exactly what this fixture means to everybody associated with the club. I just hope we can get the right result.
What were games against Liverpool like in the United youth teams?
It was still a crunch match. You always looked forward to the Liverpool and Manchester City games. There was something extra about those games and winning those games always felt better, especially away from home. There was always a lot of satisfaction when you beat Liverpool on their own turf so it would be nice to feel that again. Hopefully I’ll be having that feeling again on Sunday night.
It won’t be your first time at Anfield. What do you remember of going there with Wigan in 2010?
It was good. We managed to get a 1-1 draw there. It’s always enjoyable to play at these historic stadiums, although I’m fully aware it will be