(Video) Cleverley opens up on taking criticism from Man Utd supporters

Former Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley was recently a guest on BBC 5 Live Sport.

He spoke about his departure in 2015 and how Louis van Gaal spoke to him beforehand.

Cleverley is one of the players who witnessed the transition to life without Sir Alex Ferguson as Man Utd manager, the manager who brought him from the youth team into the first team.

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David Moyes replaced Ferguson when he decided to retire. That transition was an awful one and we are still paying the price today.

The 30-year-old, currently at Watford, opens up on taking criticism from United supporters during that season, when things turned a bit sour.

He said he was disappointed with how the fans reacted given he was at the club from the age 11.

Former Premier League midfielder Jermaine Jenas was also in the studio, as seen above, and he drew parallels to the abuse Jesse Lingard gets.

Cleverley defends himself as a player who always gave 100 per cent but goes on to admit he wasn’t very good that season.

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