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Premier League: Five stars who need more time

Cleverley is struggling to live up to expectation. (©GettyImages)
Cleverley is struggling to live up to expectation. (©GettyImages).

Tom Cleverley

Despite having earned 11 caps for England, midfielder Cleverley is still struggling to convince the Manchester United faithful that he is worthy of a starting berth in the midfield at Old Trafford. 

Frustratingly inconsistent, Cleverley is capable of showcasing the kind of creative talent that led many to question if he was a credible long-term heir to the irrepressible Paul Scholes yet so often struggles to significantly impose his authority on a match.

Despite the inevitable criticism that has been aimed at the 24-year-old of late, he is still young and subsequently has time to develop into the midfield talent that United and new boss David Moyes so obviously craves.

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