He is yet to find the back of the net for the Reds at senior level.
"I feel like I've played a little deeper," he told manutd.com. "I always watch the games back and I've noticed I've been intercepting and tackling a bit more than usual.
"I've been happy with that but that's not something that's going to affect my play. I just hope it's something I've added to my game.
"I know I've got a few goals in me. Hopefully my first arrives soon. If the midfield can chip in with 30 goals this season it will be a massive help to the team."