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After a bright start to the season with the Red Devils, midfielder Cleverley has spent the last two months on the sidelines with an ankle problem. Wigan boss Martinez got to know the 22-year-old last season when he spent the campaign on loan at the DW Stadium. And after second-placed United demolished his Latics side 5-0 on Boxing Day without Cleverley, the manager believes his comeback could make them even stronger in the New Year. Martinez told The Sun: "Tom Cleverley is a player you need to work with to understand the full package. "The mentality he's got is quite unique. He's a winner and we all see what he can do. "Tom will be refreshed - and that could be the key for United. He's going to be fully fit and it's going to be like having a new signing. "He can make a big impact on the title race."
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Roberto Martinez thinks Tom Cleverley's return from injury will boost Manchester United's bid to repeat as Premier League Champions. The Wigan manager tips Cleverley's winning mentality to give United an edge over other contenders, according to Goal.com. "Tom Cleverley is a player you need to work with to understand the full package," Martinez said. "The...
Wigan manager Roberto Martinez believes that Manchester United will pull clear in the title race when Tom Cleverley makes his return, The Daily Star reports.
United have suffered heavily from injuries so far this season, but have managed to stay level on points with Manchester City at the top of the table. Sir Alex Ferguson’s side crushed Martinez’s Wigan 5-0 on Boxing Day to...
After the Latics defeat at the hands of the Red Devils, the Spaniard has backed the 22-year-old to bounce back from his injury woes and boost the Old Trafford first team.