Michael Carrick

Born: July 28, 1981 (age 35)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Wallsend, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Defensive midfielder
Team: Manchester United (no. 16)
Michael Carrick of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Career History
Senior2006-Manchester United
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Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic reacts after scoring during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Jose Mourinho: Manchester United squad lacks "super personalities"
Jose Mourinho admits that having Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Man United is important not just for his ability on the field but also for his personality in the dressing room.
Mar 20, 20:59
Sir Alex Ferguson watches on from the stands
Sir Alex Ferguson to return as Manchester United boss
Legendary boss Sir Alex Ferguson will manage Manchester United in Michael Carrick's testimonial in June.
Mar 20, 11:33
Jose Mourinho watches on during the FA Cup quarter-final between Chelsea and Manchester United on March 13, 2017
Jose Mourinho "super happy" with victory
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho hails his players following Sunday's 3-1 win over Middlesbrough in the Premier League.
Mar 19, 15:31
Middlesbrough goalkeeper Victor Valdes receives treatment after picking up a cut to his leg during the Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2016
Team News: Multiple changes for Middlesbrough, Manchester United
Middlesbrough and Manchester United make four and seven changes respectively ahead of Sunday's Premier League meeting at the Riverside Stadium.
Mar 19, 11:07
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick in action during the Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Michael Carrick: 'Chelsea have respect of Manchester United'
Michael Carrick admits that Chelsea deserve "respect" for their charge towards the title this season, but believes that Manchester United "are getting closer to them".
Mar 12, 11:46
Sergio Romero of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester United at Villa Park on August 14, 2015 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Team News: Seven changes for Manchester United at Rostov
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho makes seven changes to his starting XI ahead of their Europa League last-16 first leg at Russian side Rostov.
Mar 9, 17:05
Kevin Strootman in action during the Serie A game between Roma and Milan on December 12, 2016
Report: Manchester United want Kevin Strootman
A report claims that Manchester United want to sign Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman at the end of the season.
Mar 6, 14:22
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney in action during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Team News: Wayne Rooney, Luke Shaw handed Manchester United starts
Wayne Rooney and Luke Shaw are surprise inclusions in Manchester United's starting lineup for the visit of Bournemouth to Old Trafford.
Mar 4, 11:32
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on during his side's EFL Cup final with Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between newly-crowned EFL Cup champions Manchester United and struggling Bournemouth at Old Trafford.
Mar 2, 22:07
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick in action during his side's EFL Cup clash with Manchester City at Old Trafford on October 26, 2016
Michael Carrick not ruling out move to Chinese Super League
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick refuses to rule out the possibility of a move to the Chinese Super League despite saying that he wants to retire at the top.
Mar 2, 18:32
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick in action during the Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Manchester United announce plans for Michael Carrick testimonial
Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard is among the names confirmed to take part in Michael Carrick's Old Trafford testimonial later this year.
Mar 2, 14:35
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick in action during his side's EFL Cup clash with Manchester City at Old Trafford on October 26, 2016
Michael Carrick: 'Winning EFL Cup all that matters'
Michael Carrick admits that Manchester United 'were not at their best' in the EFL Cup final meeting with Southampton, but is delighted to have got the job done.
Feb 26, 19:08
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney in action during his side's FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Wayne Rooney to be in Manchester United squad for EFL Cup final
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reveals that Wayne Rooney will return to the squad for Sunday's EFL Cup final against Southampton at Wembley.
Feb 24, 14:13
Manchester United winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan in action during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Henrikh Mkhitaryan ruled out of EFL Cup final
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho confirms that Henrikh Mkhitaryan will miss Sunday's EFL Cup final against Southampton through injury.
Feb 24, 14:09
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Preview: Southampton vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Sunday's League Cup final between Southampton and Manchester United at Wembley.
Feb 24, 14:05
Manchester United winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan in action during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Michael Carrick doubtful for League Cup final
Jose Mourinho confirms that Michael Carrick and Henrikh Mkhitaryan are likely to miss the League Cup final through injury.
Feb 22, 20:58
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring during his side's Europa League clash with Saint-Etienne at Old Trafford on February 16, 2017
Team News: Zlatan Ibrahimovic starts for Manchester United
Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns to the Manchester United lineup for the second leg of their Europa League last-32 clash with Saint-Etienne at the Stade Geoffroy Guichard.
Feb 22, 15:59
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick in action during the Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Paul Scholes wants Michael Carrick extension
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes urges Jose Mourinho to hand Michael Carrick another one-year deal at Old Trafford.
Feb 21, 16:58
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney in action during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Wayne Rooney takes part in Manchester United training ahead of Europa League tie
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney returns to training after missing the last four games.
Feb 21, 11:38
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney in action during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Wayne Rooney doubtful for EFL Cup final due to tooth surgery?
Jose Mourinho reveals that he "does not know" whether Wayne Rooney will be fit to feature against Southampton, having reportedly undergone a root canal operation.
Feb 20, 22:09
Toni Kroos in action during the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Paul Scholes urges Manchester United to target Toni Kroos
Paul Scholes believes that Toni Kroos could be the missing piece for Manchester United, describing him as the "best in the world" in his deep-lying position.
Feb 17, 20:56
Henrikh Mkhitaryan in action for Manchester United against Hull City on August 27, 2016
Team News: David de Gea, Henrikh Mkhitaryan miss out for Manchester United
Jose Mourinho rests David de Gea and Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Manchester United's Europa League clash with Saint-Etienne.
Feb 16, 19:02
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney in action during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Wayne Rooney, Michael Carrick have 'little muscular problems'
Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick will both miss Manchester United's Europa League last-32 first leg with Saint-Etienne due to "little muscular problems".
Feb 15, 13:40
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney in action during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney misses training ahead of Europa League tie
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney misses training ahead of Thursday's Europa League tie against Saint-Etienne.
Feb 15, 12:50
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick in action during his side's EFL Cup clash with Manchester City at Old Trafford on October 26, 2016
Report: Arsenal want Michael Carrick
A report claims that Arsenal want to sign Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick at the end of the season.
Feb 6, 10:24
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney in action during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Team News: Wayne Rooney left out of Manchester United squad
Wayne Rooney is not included in Manchester United's squad for the Premier League meeting with Leicester City due to illness, as Jose Mourinho makes three changes.
Feb 5, 15:03
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick in action during the Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Jose Mourinho hints at no new contract offer for Michael Carrick
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says that he can 'see many positives' in Michael Carrick, but cites his age as a reason why a new contract may not be offered.
Feb 5, 14:23
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in action during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Result: Manchester United frustrated by Hull City at Old Trafford
Manchester United fail to break down Hull City at Old Trafford as they are held to a draw for the third successive match in the Premier League.
Feb 1, 21:57
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Team News: Jose Mourinho names strong XI at Hull City
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho names a strong XI for Thursday's League Cup semi-final second leg at Hull City.
Jan 26, 18:48
Jose Mourinho points during the FA Cup game between Manchester United and Reading on January 7, 2017
Preview: Hull City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews the EFL Cup semi-final second leg between Hull City and Manchester United at the KCOM Stadium.
Jan 25, 11:42
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Team News: Four changes for Manchester United
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho makes four changes for his side's trip to Stoke City.
Jan 21, 14:02
Paul Pogba of Manchester United in action during their Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Jose Mourinho: 'Paul Pogba is a future Manchester United captain'
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says that Paul Pogba has the attributes to captain the team in the future.
Jan 14, 09:44
Toulouse's Italian-Argentinian midfielder Oscar Trejo vies with Monaco's French Midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko during the French L1 football match between Toulouse and Monaco on August 22, 2015
Manchester United 'ready to move for midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko'
Manchester United will make a £21m bid for AS Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko once Morgan Schneiderlin completes his switch to Everton, according to a report.
Jan 11, 14:22
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney in action during the Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Jose Mourinho unsure of Wayne Rooney future
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insists that it is up to Wayne Rooney to decide how long he can continue playing at the top level.
Jan 8, 22:58
Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring during the FA Cup game between Manchester United and Reading on January 7, 2017
Result: Wayne Rooney equals Sir Bobby Charlton record in FA Cup rout
Wayne Rooney equals Sir Bobby Charlton's all-time goalscoring record for Manchester United as they cruise to a 4-0 win over Reading in the FA Cup third round.
Jan 7, 14:23
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring during the Europa League game between Manchester United and FC Midtjylland on February 25, 2016
Team News: Nine changes for Manchester United ahead of FA Cup tie against Reading
Manchester United make nine changes to their starting XI as they prepare to host Reading in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday.
Jan 7, 11:40
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on from the stands ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Jose Mourinho to wait for Eric Bailly return instead of signing new defender
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is not planning to sign a new defender in January despite the departure of Eric Bailly to the Africa Cup of Nations.
Jan 7, 09:38
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick in action during his side's EFL Cup clash with Manchester City at Old Trafford on October 26, 2016
Report: Jose Mourinho wants Michael Carrick to receive new Manchester United deal
Jose Mourinho is ready to offer Michael Carrick a new Manchester United contract and has spoken to the club's board about the request, according to a report.
Jan 5, 21:43
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick in action during the Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Michael Carrick 'yet to be offered new Manchester United deal'
Experienced midfielder Michael Carrick is reportedly still waiting for Manchester United to offer him a new contract.
Jan 4, 17:05
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on from the stands ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Result: Manchester United beat 10-man West Ham United in London
Manchester United chalk up their sixth straight Premier League win courtesy of a 2-0 success at 10-man West Ham United on Monday.
Jan 2, 19:06



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