My Best 11

Previous clubs: Manchester United, Derby County, Burnley, Hartlepool United (loan), York City (loan), Kilmarnock (loan).

International Honours: England u16 – u17.

Jamie MacDonald

Matt Lowton                         Miles Addison                       Michael Keane         Tyler Blackett

Raheem Sterling               Paul Pogba                             Nick Powell          Nathan Redmond

Ravel Morrison

Will Keane

Jamie MacDonald

‘Jammer’ is a very good goalkeeper. As a defender he gives you a lot of confidence when he is playing behind you.
I have learnt a lot from him at Kilmarnock and I think he is one of the most underrated goalkeepers in the SPL.
He is a gentleman off the pitch and he would do anything to help you out.

I learnt so much from Jamie MacDonald during my time at Kilmarnock (Credit STV)

Matt Lowton

I played with him in the reserves at Burnley last season.
He isn’t blessed with great physical attributes but his distribution and quality on the ball is very good. He is always a threat going forward as he delivers great crosses into the box. When you watch him you are in awe of his quality and I have lost count of the amount of assists he has provided for Burnley this season in the Premier League.

Matt Lowton was the first team right back at Burnley when I was in the u23’s. (Credit Getty Images)

Miles Addison

Big Miles is a very good defender and I have learnt a lot from him when we played alongside eachother. He always hands out bits of advice to improve my game and talks to you constantly when he plays.
He was a big leader in our group on and off the pitch. There would be times where he would hardly train through the week but you put him on the pitch on Saturday and he would be the best player. If he hadn’t have had the injuries early in his career then he would be playing at a very high level.

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Miles Addison – A real leader and helped me develop during my time at Killie. (Credit Sky Sports)

Michael Keane

I was in the same youth team as him at Manchester United. From an early age he didn’t really stand out but when he moved into the reserves he really came into his own and has been unbelievable the past couple of seasons at Burnley. He will play for a top four club in the near future.
He was such a nice lad, it’s great to see him doing well and he deserves all of the success in the world.

Michael Keane was a real late developer at United and has gone on to play for England. (Credit Getty Images)

Tyler Blackett

Tyler was the same age as me and Man United and England. He is a great athlete who gets up and down the pitch well. He was an absolute machine.

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Tyler Blackett was a strong athlete from an early age. (Credit Empics Sport)

Raheem Sterling
I played with him at England u16 and 17’s. He was so quick and agile over the first few yards. I used to play against him in training and he was so difficult to stop when he was dribbling at you. You could tell he was destined for big things simply because of his pace over 5 yards and he has really improved with his quality on the ball in the last few years.

Raheem Sterling – you could tell this lad was destined to play at the top. (Credit EPA)

Paul Pogba

He was the year above me at United. He is one of the best players I have played with and when I first saw him play I was in absolute awe of him.
He had absolutely everything and he worked very hard in training and wanted to improve every aspect of his game. He was a very nice lad too who would always be laughing and joking in the dressing room.
He has had a bit of a rocky start at United this season, but I think he will go on to become one of the best midfielders the Premier League has seen… Watch this space!!

Paul Pogba – you could tell this guy was going to be a world beater. (Credit PA)

Nick Powell
I played with him at England u16. He was the best player in that England team in my eyes. That included Sterling, Nathaniel Chalobah and Nathan Redmond.
He had everything – he could run, pass, shoot, tackle. When he joined United I thought he was going to go right to the top but unfortunately it didn’t work out how he wanted, he constantly kept on breaking down with injuries.
It’s a shame to see how he has fell back down the leagues but Nick has unbelievable talent and attributes and I think it’s a matter of time before he’s back where he belongs.

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Nick Powell’s career at United was plagued by injury. (Credit Action Images)

Nathan Redmond
Played with him again at England. He was very direct and selfish when he got the ball. He always wanted to make things happen. He has done ever so well since he left Birmingham and he is looking like one of England’s brightest prospects at the moment.

Direct as anything – Nathan Redmond. (Credit Getty Images)

Ravel Morrison

Along with Pogba, he’s one of the best player’s that I have seen. He could do absolutely everything with a football and players such as Pogba used to look up to him.
As a raw talent, I have never seen anybody like him. It’s a great shame to see him throw away his talent as he should still be playing for United and England.

A waste of unbelievable talent – Ravel Morrison. (Credit Getty Images)

Will Keane

I was in the same youth team as him at Man United. He had such an intelligent football brain and would always be one step ahead of defenders. He played in a similar mould to Teddy Sheringham and if it wasn’t for injuries he would still be at United.
He has a great attitude so he will be back and I’m sure that he will recapture the form of his younger years at United.

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Will Keane got an unfortunate knee injury at United but what a talent. (Credit Empics Sport)

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