Football

Tom Cleverley admits regular contact with Wayne Rooney

Published 5 Comments

Football News
24/7

Tom Cleverley has revealed that he's still in regular contact with Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney, claiming that they still speak on the phone on a regular basis, reports the Telegraph. 

Cleverley, who left Old Trafford to join Aston Villa on a season-long loan deal at the start of the campaign, is set to star in today's FA Cup final against Arsenal, and he's admitted that he often discusses all things football with his former United teammate. 

With the player set to run out of contract in Manchester, it's seemingly unlikely that he will play alongside Rooney on the club scene anytime soon, but he will no doubt be hoping to play with him on international duty with England in the future. 

Article continues below

Cleverley has been in terrific form of late, and will no doubt be hoping to feature for Roy Hodgson's side in the near future. 

Perfect captain 

Rooney, of course, captains the Three Lions, too, and Cleverley has hailed him as the perfect skipper. 

Article continues below

The Villa man stated: "He still rings me quite often. We’ve got a relationship off the field. I’ve not asked him for advice which direction I should go but he keeps in contact.

"We talk about football, the weekend’s games. He’s the perfect captain anyone could ask for.”

Perfect chance

Today, of course, starring at Wembley, represents Cleverley's perfect opportunity to show just how far he has come since departing the Theatre of Dreams. 

In recent weeks and months, the Villa man has been superb, both scoring and creating goals, so he will no doubt be hoping for a starring role against Arsenal this evening.

Against the likes of Aaron Ramsey, Santi Cazorla and Co. it certainly won't be easy for him, but he has the ability to prove his credentials on the grandest stage. 

What have you made of Cleverley this season? Have your say in the comments section below! 

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Tom Cleverley
Football
Premier League
Wayne Rooney
Manchester United
Aston Villa

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again