England New Boy And Manchester United Starlet Tom Cleverly Factfile

Old Trafford youngster could be the perfect replacement for Paul Scholes.

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1989: Born August 12, in Basingstoke.

2004: Joins Watford academy after family relocate to West Yorkshire.

2005: Signed by Manchester United as a 15-year-old trainee.

2008: July – Called up to the first team’s pre-season tour of South Africa.

August – Unused substitute in United’s Carling Cup third round victory over Middlesbrough.

2009: January – Moves to Leicester on loan for the remainder of the season.

April – Returns early to Old Trafford for treatment on a shoulder injury but still receives a medal as Leicester are promoted from League One.

August 11 – Scores twice and misses penalty in solitary England Under-20 appearance against Montenegro.

August 18 – Loaned out to Watford for the 2009/10 season.

September – Earns first England Under-21 cap after replacing Junior Stanislas in 2-1 win against Macedonia.

2010: April – His loan spell is again cut short by injury, this time suffering knee ligament damage.

May – Named Watford’s player of the season, the first player to win the accolade after making less than 50 appearances for the Hornets.

August – Moves to Wigan Athletic on-loan until January but the deal is later extended until the end of the season.

December – Scores the decisive goal in Wigan’s 2-1 win against Wolves which sees the Latics move out of the relegation zone.

2011: August 5 – Named as one of CaughtOffside’s 20 Premier League Youngsters Ready To Make An Impact This Season

August 7 – Makes competitive debut for United as a half-time substitute in 3-2 Community Shield win over rivals Manchester City.

August 8 – Receives first call-up to Fabio Capello’s England squad for friendly against Holland.

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