Date: 22nd September 2011 at 10:58am
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There are high hopes for Manchester midfielder Ryan Tunnicliffe.

An integral part of last season FA Youth Cup winning team, the all action midfielder finds himself at London Road this season gaining first team experience under another Ferguson, Darren, in the hopes of better preparing himself to become a star.

With 8 appearance for Peterborough so far, Tunnicliffe has impressed Posh fans and whilst he is focused on the job at hand with them he has one eye on returning to and what it will bring as he told ManUtd.Com,

was a genius, the best midfielder in the world ever.

“It’ll be good when I go back to have him around Carrington. I want him to teach me everything. He’s the master. Whatever he says goes as he knows exactly what he’s talking about.”

Keen to learn from an old master, Tunnicliffe’s style of play lends from a different style of player and when asked who his influences were this becomes more apparent even if shocking:

“I admired and, although he’s captain, Steven Gerrard.”