Michael Carrick

Born: July 28, 1981 (age 34)

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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David De Gea looks on during the FA Cup final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United on May 21, 2016
David de Gea: 'Manchester United need coach like Jose Mourinho'
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea admits that the club needed a manager like Jose Mourinho to take over after two years of underachievement under Louis van Gaal.
Jun 10, 13:18
Jose Mourinho the manager of Chelsea looks on during the Capital One Cup fourth round match between Stoke City and Chelsea at the Britannia Stadium on October 27, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, England.
Jose Mourinho: 'Michael Carrick knowledge will be invaluable'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says that Michael Carrick's experience will be "invaluable" after the midfielder signed a one-year extension to his contract.
Jun 9, 15:22
Michael Carrick of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Hull City at Old Trafford on November 29, 2014
Michael Carrick signs one-year Manchester United extension
Michael Carrick signs a one-year extension to his Manchester United contract.
Jun 9, 15:09
Alan Smith pictured in a fetching pink tee in July 2015
Interview: Alan Smith previews England's Euro 2016 campaign
Former Arsenal striker Alan Smith speaks to Sports Mole about England's upcoming campaign at Euro 2016.
Jun 2, 19:24
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.
Paddy Crerand: 'Michael Carrick has signed new Manchester United deal'
Michael Carrick has signed a new contract with Manchester United, according to club legend Paddy Crerand.
May 30, 21:18
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.
Michael Carrick "hopeful" of Manchester United stay
Michael Carrick is hoping that new Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will offer him a fresh contract.
May 29, 21:46
Nemanja Matic of Chelsea in action during a Pre Season Friendly between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Nemanja Matic linked with Manchester United switch
Jose Mourinho reportedly earmarks £25m-rated Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic as the perfect replacement for Michael Carrick at Manchester United.
May 24, 22:41
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.
Manchester United to offer Michael Carrick new deal?
Michael Carrick is reportedly being offered the chance to extend his stay at Manchester United by Jose Mourinho.
May 24, 16:08
Poland's midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak scores a goal during the Euro 2016 Group D qualifying football match between Poland and the Republic of Ireland at the Stadion Narodowy in Warsaw on October 11, 2015.
Report: Manchester United to pip Arsenal to signing of Sevilla's Grzegorz Krychowiak
Manchester United are reportedly keen to sign Sevilla midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak from under the noses of Premier League rivals Arsenal.
May 22, 11:04
Jesse Lingard celebrates his winner during the FA Cup final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United on May 21, 2016
Result: Jesse Lingard stunner sees Manchester United win FA Cup
Jesse Lingard scores a memorable extra-time winner to help Manchester United beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in the 2016 FA Cup final.
May 21, 20:11
Michael Carrick of Manchester United walks with Louis van Gaal Manager of Manchester United after the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on August 8, 2015
Michael Carrick joins list of Jose Mourinho supporters?
A report claims that Michael Carrick will reconsider his supposed decision to walk away from Manchester United if Jose Mourinho arrives at Old Trafford.
May 19, 19:24
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates with Anthony Martial as he scores their first goal against Bournemouth at Old Trafford on May 17, 2016
Result: Wayne Rooney inspires Manchester United to fifth place
Manchester United beat Bournemouth 3-1 in a rearranged final fixture of the 2015-16 Premier League season to nail down fifth place in the table.
May 17, 21:51
Louis van Gaal thinks about Michael Jackson's new song during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Manchester United on May 10, 2016
Team News: Manchester United name same team to face Bournemouth in rearranged fixture
Manchester United name the same lineup for their rearranged Premier League fixture against Bournemouth.
May 17, 19:07
Supporters are evacuated from the abandoned Premier League match between Manchester United and Bournemouth on May 15, 2016
Preview: Manchester United vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews the rearranged Premier League meeting between Manchester United and Bournemouth at Old Trafford.
May 17, 13:12
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Arsenal on February 28, 2016
Marcus Rashford, Andros Townsend in England's provisional Euro 2016 squad
Marcus Rashford, Andros Townsend and Jack Wilshere are named in England's provisional Euro 2016 squad.
May 16, 11:02
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.
Report: Perth Glory want Manchester United's Michael Carrick
A report claims that Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick is a transfer target for Australian A-League side Perth Glory.
May 13, 19:13
Louis van Gaal is ready for his close-up during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Preview: Manchester United vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Manchester United and Bournemouth at Old Trafford.
May 13, 17:41
Anthony Martial celebrates scoring with Michael Carrick during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Manchester United on May 10, 2016
Michael Carrick: 'We've let top four slip'
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick admits that his side's 3-2 defeat to West Ham United has seen the top four slip out of their hands.
May 10, 23:27
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.
Manchester United's Michael Carrick: 'We have a job to do'
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick says that his side must concentrate on their own game during the last ever match at Upton Park tonight.
May 10, 10:04
Tottenham Hotspur players celebrate a goal by Harry Kane against Bournemouth on March 20, 2016
Report: Tottenham Hotspur will not sell key players
A report claims that Tottenham Hotspur will not consider any offers for their key players during the summer.
May 3, 11:58
Antonio Valencia of Manchester United during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Ipswich Town at Old Trafford on September 23, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Team News: Antonio Valencia comes in for Manchester United, Leicester City unchanged
Antonio Valencia comes into the Manchester United team for Sunday's Premier League clash against league leaders Leicester City.
May 1, 13:09
David De Gea answers a personal question during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on April 20, 2016
Louis van Gaal: 'David de Gea has never been a Premier League winner'
Louis van Gaal makes a blunder by claiming that Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has never been a Premier League champion, despite winning it in 2013.
Apr 29, 17:27
Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Round Play Off First Leg match between Manchester United and Club Brugge at Old Trafford on August 18, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Team News: Marouane Fellaini, Marcos Rojo back for Manchester United
Marouane Fellaini and Marcos Rojo return for Manchester United's FA Cup semi-final with Everton.
Apr 23, 16:22
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United scores their third goal during the Premier League match against Newcastle United at St James' Park on January 12, 2016
Team News: Wayne Rooney, Marouane Fellaini start for United
Wayne Rooney and Marouane Fellaini are in the Manchester United starting XI for the visit of Aston Villa.
Apr 16, 14:03
David de Gea is loving life during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Stoke on February 2, 2016
Michael Carrick heaps praise on Man United teammate David de Gea after FA Cup win
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick singles out the performance of David de Gea in the Red Devils' FA Cup quarter-final replay win at West Ham United.
Apr 13, 21:44
Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring during the FA Cup replay between West Ham United and Manchester United on April 13, 2016
Result: Manchester United secure place in FA Cup semi-finals
Manchester United are through to the FA Cup semi-finals with a 2-1 victory over West Ham United at Upton Park.
Apr 13, 20:54
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.
Manchester United stalling on Michael Carrick's future?
Manchester United are reportedly stalling on contract talks with Michael Carrick, whose deal expires at the end of the season.
Apr 11, 15:11
Toby Alderweireld doubles the lead during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Result: Late rally sees Tottenham Hotspur beat Manchester United
Tottenham Hotspur score three times in the final 20 minutes to beat Manchester United 3-0 in Sunday's Premier League clash at White Hart Lane.
Apr 10, 18:22
Louis van Gaal smiles during a Manchester United training session on March 9, 2016
Preview: Manchester United vs. Everton
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford.
Apr 1, 17:45
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.
Report: Everton keen on Manchester United's Michael Carrick
Everton are reportedly hoping that they will be able to take advantage of Michael Carrick's contract situation at Manchester United.
Mar 27, 10:19
Michael Carrick of Manchester United walks with Louis van Gaal Manager of Manchester United after the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on August 8, 2015
Michael Carrick: 'No talk over new contract'
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick reveals that there have been no talks of an extension to his current contract, which runs out at the end of the season.
Mar 21, 22:00
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.
Michael Carrick: 'Manchester United avoided disaster with derby win'
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick urges his side to build on their victory over Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.
Mar 21, 21:47
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring in the Manchester derby on March 20, 2016
Result: Marcus Rashford fires Manchester United to derby glory
Marcus Rashford scores the only goal of the Manchester derby to hand Man Utd a 1-0 victory over Man City, closing the gap on the top four to just one point.
Mar 20, 17:55
Anthony Martial finds an equaliser during the FA Cup game between Manchester United and West Ham United on March 13, 2016
Result: Anthony Martial spares Manchester United blushes
Manchester United and West Ham United play out a 1-1 draw in their FA Cup quarter-final at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.
Mar 13, 17:54
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.
Team News: Michael Carrick, Jesse Lingard return for Manchester United
Michael Carrick and Jesse Lingard feature in the Manchester United starting lineup for the FA Cup tie against West Ham United.
Mar 13, 15:04
Roberto Firmino celebrates with Emre Can during the Europa League game between Liverpool and Manchester United on March 10, 2016
Result: Liverpool take control of Europa League tie with Manchester United
Liverpool beat Manchester United 2-0 in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 clash to put one foot in the quarter-finals of the competition.
Mar 10, 21:54
Bastian Schweinsteiger of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester United on August 14, 2015
Team News: Bastian Schweinsteiger back on Manchester United bench for Liverpool trip
Bastian Schweinsteiger returns to the Manchester United substitutes' bench for Thursday night's Europa League last-16 first leg against Liverpool.
Mar 10, 18:50
Juan Mata, Anthony Martial and Michael Carrick of Manchester United show their dejection after conceding second goal to Bournemouth during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Manchester United at Vitality Stadium on December 1
Michael Carrick: 'Top four not out of sight for Manchester United'
Michael Carrick insists that Manchester United can still finish in the Premier League's top four after their 1-0 defeat at West Bromwich Albion.
Mar 6, 18:26
Chris Smalling of Manchester United gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Team News: Chris Smalling returns for Manchester United
Chris Smalling recovers from an injury to start for Manchester United during their trip to West Bromwich Albion.
Mar 6, 15:03
Juan Mata of Manchester United on the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on September 26, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Juan Mata: "It was the perfect day for me"
Captain for the night Juan Mata admits that scoring the winning goal against Watford made it the "perfect day" for him.
Mar 2, 22:50

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