"I feel my form is getting better and better," he told Sky Sports.
"I am never happy with where I am. I am always trying to improve. I work hard in training every day and I need to keep my performances up for my club and then hopefully I can get picked in the national team and I can do it there as well."
He said: "Stevie talks to me the whole game. He's telling me left, right. He was playing in the holding role but you can't keep Stevie in the holding role.
"I think it is good for us that he can go and I can cover, and Cleverley can come in as well. We have got a good mix in there."