After spending various spells away from Old Trafford on loan, Cleverley first caught the eye 12 months ago when he was an integral member in United's flying start to the season.
A succession of injuries curtailed that involvement and also robbed the midfielder of his chance to impress new England boss
Cleverley has benefited from his Olympic experience, finally won his first England cap against
Carrick has always felt the 23-year-old was a player of potential.
It is showing that on a regular basis which will determine how far Cleverley will advance at the highest level.
"He's got the talent and the ability - we've all seen that," said Carrick.
"He's comfortable dealing with the pressures that come with playing for the club. There is no danger about that.
"It's just about keeping the standards high - we set the standards and the hard part is keeping to that standard consistently.
"There is no magic ingredient. It's just about learning and getting experience. The more games he plays the better he'll play."
English Premier League
Michael Laudrup has urged his Swansea side to remain motivated and claim a victory against Fulham which could see it finish best of the rest in the Barclays Premier League.