Manchester United's Da Silva twins are grateful for the leadership shown by the club's senior players.

Michael Carrick is named by both twins as one of several United stars who helped them settle at United when they arrived in 2008 as 18-year-olds..

"Darren Fletcher, too, was brilliant," says Fabio. "From the first day, he supported us, helped us. Fletch is close to me, and Rio [Ferdinand] and Antonio [Valencia]..

Rafael also told the Mail on Sunday: "You learn from them, too. I've always watched Rio for his game and as a leader."