Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley is adamant he's no 'sick note'.

Cleverley stresses that he has been the victim of circumstance rather than a natural susceptibility to injury, and he is hopeful that his misfortunes are now behind him.

"I'd hate to be getting the injury-prone tag," he told Fight to the Finish, United's official diary of the 2011/12 season, out now, "because the injuries I've had have all been contact, impact or reckless tackles. It's not like I'm picking up hamstring injuries or thigh injuries all the time.

"Hopefully I'm getting all the bad luck out at the start of my career and I can go on to play as long as Giggsy; he's the perfect example."