Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley recently revealed that he has been made a scapegoat for his team's troubles this season.
The England international has struggled for form at the Theatre of Dreams in this campaign - but he's not the only one.
However, as he looks to turn his Manchester United career around, he should look no further than the next five stars to see that it is possible to prove his doubters wrong.
We're going to take a look at five Premier League stars who have famously been scapegoats, but have come good for their sides.
Here's our top five:
Do you agree with the list? Can you think of any other Premier League stars who have excelled, having previously been made a scapegoat?