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The expectations of Darren Fletcher should be low.
The Scotsman has returned to the highest level of club football after an illness that would've ended most players' careers, but against all odds, Fletcher is winning his own personal battle.
Fletcher's starting place against Hull was probably enforced by the knee injury to Phil Jones, but for an hour, he was composed and functional.
His experience is there for all to see, as he plays it simple and works his position to a maximum.
Fletcher will never be the player he once was, for age alone dictates this fact. However, his use to Moyes in the coming months could be priceless.
With a fit Michael Carrick once again, United now have two genuine defensive midfielders available, taking the weight off the shoulders of the likes of Jones and Cleverley.
His availability will also give Moyes the time required to purchase the midfielder that his side needs, if indeed he cannot complete a deal in the January transfer window.
United look in good shape, despite their current injury list. A glance at the league table should be all they need to motivate themselves to perform in 2014.
David Moyes' smile was a mile wide as United scored their third and completed their excellent comeback. If events continue in this manner, that smile will become a permanent fixture on his face.