Big season predicted for Cleverley
Michael Carrick is predicting a big season from his team-mate Tom Cleverley as he looks to prove his worth at Manchester United.
Cleverley got off to a flying start last term following spells away from Old Trafford on loan, but his progress was halted by a successive of injuries which curtailed his involvement.
Ultimately his fitness problem robbed him of the chance to force his way into the England squad for Euro 2012, although he did play a leading role for Stuart Pearce's Team GB at the Olympics.
The midfielder also finally made his debut for country in the friendly against Italy earlier this month and the 23-year-old reminded United fans of his quality with an impressive performance for his club, in their first win of the season over Fulham at the weekend.
Now Carrick is hoping Cleverley can reproduce the same standards on a regular basis for Sir Alex Ferguson's men, as he looks to forge a long and successful career.
The 31-year-old said: "He's got the talent and the ability - we've all seen that.
"He's comfortable dealing with the pressures that come with playing for the club. There is no danger about that.
"It's just about keeping the standards high - we set the standards and the hard part is keeping to that standard consistently. There is no magic ingredient. It's just about learning and getting experience. The more games he plays the better he'll play."