Tom Cleverley: Why Manchester United Midfielder Is Natural Heir to Paul Scholes

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Tom Cleverley: Why Manchester United Midfielder Is Natural Heir to Paul Scholes
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Tom Cleverley: Heir to Paul Scholes?

Tom Cleverley, often described as the new Paul Scholes, looks set to be the heir to the Manchester United legend.

Having come out of retirement to solve manager Sir Alex Ferguson's midfield dilemma, the 37-year-old Scholes has made a huge impact both on and off the field for United, and has further established himself as one of football's greatest passing maestros. 

But with his contract and subsequent second retirement set for the end of the season, the Red Devils need a player to attempt to replace his influence on the game.

That player looks set to be Cleverley, and here's why.

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