Cleverley was also asked about the negative press and criticism that has surrounded the champions' start to the season.
"You try to block it out," he admitted to manutd.com. "If we are in this position in May, I'd be concerned but we've come back from worse than this before and I'm sure we'll be there or thereabouts. We can always do better and the results have been a bit poor recently but Wednesday was a good, solid point and something we can build on.
"There are top-quality teams fighting for it [the title] and we can't afford to lose too much ground on them."
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