PLAYER PROFILE

Season 2013/14

United Honours

23. Tom Cleverley

Birthdate:12 Aug 1989
Birthplace:Basingstoke
Position:Midfielder
Appearances78
Goals Scored5
Joined United:01 Jul 2005
United Debut:7 Aug 2011 v Man City (N)
International:England

first time just before the start of the league season, Cleverley quickly established himself as one of Sir Alex Ferguson's key central midfielders.

A classy player who always looks to pass forward and move into space, Cleverley also offers an attacking threat that was rewarded with four goals in his second full season at Old Trafford, including one against Newcastle at St James' Park that was a serious contender for Goal of the Season.

Having missed out on a league medal in such agonising fashion in 2011/12, Cleverley was delighted to help the club win a 20th title and pick up his first major honour in the game in May 2013. Along the way he made 22 appearances (32 in all competitions) and became a regular in the England side.

There's no doubt Tom has the ability to play at the very highest level, but the following season of 2013/14 wasn't quite as fruitful for the young midfielder, who struggled to assert his influence on the campaign. Cleverley will, however, be pleased at the amount of game time he received under manager David Moyes as the England international became something of a mainstay, particularly during the Christmas period, when he helped the

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