Michael Carrick

Born: July 28, 1981 (age 36)

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 manager Jose Mourinho watches on during his side's EFL Cup final with Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
Preview: Benfica vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Wednesday evening's Champions League group-stage tie between Benfica and Manchester United at the Estadio da Luz.
Oct 16, 15:24
A maniacal Jose Mourinho tries to figure out how many matches his side have drawn at Old Trafford this season during the Premier League clash with Arsenal on May 7, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United lacked power, energy in Liverpool stalemate'
Jose Mourinho believes that Manchester United "were very much in control" during the first half against Liverpool, before tiring and holding out for a point.
Oct 14, 20:50
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp watches on during the Premier League clash at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Preview: Liverpool vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Saturday's crunch match between fierce rivals Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield.
Oct 12, 17:46
Manchester United's Antonio Valencia and Celta Vigo's Gustavo Cabral on May 11, 2017
Jose Mourinho 'plans to rest Antonio Valencia'
Jose Mourinho will pick and choose which Manchester United games to start Antonio Valencia in as the season progresses due to fears of burnout, a report claims.
Oct 5, 13:31
Paul Pogba reacts to his effort being saved during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'Paul Pogba out for the long term'
Jose Mourinho says that Manchester United's Paul Pogba is out for the "long term" with the injury picked up against Basel earlier this month, which may require surgery.
Sep 29, 14:21
Jose Mourinho waves after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews the Premier League showdown at Old Trafford between Manchester United and Crystal Palace.
Sep 29, 09:00
A general view of CSKA Moscow's stadium Arena Khimki on August 06, 2011.
Viktor Goncharenko: 'Manchester United side strongest since Alex Ferguson days'
CSKA Moscow manager Viktor Goncharenko believes that the current Manchester United team is the best since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013.
Sep 26, 20:40
Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Jose Mourinho calls for 'balanced' Manchester United performance
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho calls for a 'balanced' performance from his team as the Premier League side prepare to face CSKA Moscow in the Champions League.
Sep 26, 13:41
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring during the EFL Cup game between Manchester United and Burton Albion on September 20, 2017
Result: Marcus Rashford brace fires Manchester United into last 16
Manchester United get their EFL Cup defence off to a winning start with a 4-1 victory over Burton Albion to send them into the last 16.
Sep 20, 21:53
Luke Shaw 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: Luke Shaw named on Manchester United bench for EFL Cup tie against Burton
Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw returns to the squad on the bench for tonight's EFL Cup tie against Burton Albion.
Sep 20, 19:11
Gary Neville in action for Manchester United on January 11, 2009.
Gary Neville hails "outstanding" Antonio Valencia
Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville hails Antonio Valencia, who has nailed down the right-back position for the Red Devils over the last couple of seasons.
Sep 18, 15:03
Roma's Radja Nainggolan in action against Juventus on May 14, 2017
Manchester United 'monitoring Radja Nainggolan, Saul Niguez'
A report claims that Radja Nainggolan is still wanted by Manchester United, while Atletico Madrid ace Saul Niguez has also emerged as a potential target.
Sep 18, 09:38
Paul Pogba reacts to his effort being saved during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Paul Pogba to undergo scan
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will undergo a scan after he limped off during their Champions League win over Basel with a suspected hamstring injury.
Sep 13, 11:28
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera in action during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'Ander Herrera omission tactical'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reveals that he dropped Ander Herrera for the Champions League win over Basel for tactical reasons.
Sep 13, 10:41
Juan Mata of Manchester United in action during their Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Manchester United to extend deals for six players?
Manchester United are reportedly planning to extend the contracts of six players over the course of the season.
Sep 9, 12:01
Daley Blind mounts Romelu Lukaku during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Manchester United on August 19, 2017
Ryan Giggs: 'Manchester United will be very tough to stop'
Ryan Giggs believes that rival sides face a tricky task attempting to stop Manchester United lifting the league title following his former side's impressive start.
Aug 22, 15:14
Paul Pogba celebrates with Anthony Martial and Daley Blind after scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and West Ham United on August 13, 2017
Preview: Swansea City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Saturday lunchtime's Premier League meeting between Swansea City and Manchester United at the Liberty Stadium.
Aug 17, 14:30
Michael Carrick celebrates scoring during his testimonial match on June 4, 2017
Michael Carrick happy to bide his time for first-team chance
Michael Carrick believes that he will get plenty of chances to play a part for Manchester United this season, despite missing out on the club's first two outings.
Aug 16, 13:21
Michael Carrick celebrates scoring during his testimonial match on June 4, 2017
Michael Carrick backs "fantastic" Henrikh Mkhitaryan
Manchester United captain Michael Carrick tips "fantastic player" Henrikh Mkhitaryan to play "a big part" for the Red Devils this season.
Aug 8, 17:32
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick in action during his side's EFL Cup clash with Manchester City at Old Trafford on October 26, 2016
Manchester United captain Michael Carrick: 'Nemanja Matic knows the English way'
Manchester United captain Michael Carrick praises "terrific" Nemanja Matic following the midfielder's arrival from Chelsea.
Aug 7, 19:48
A general view of Old Trafford is seen prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford on April 4, 2015
Quinton Fortune: 'Nemanja Matic is a fantastic addition'
Former Manchester United midfielder Quinton Fortune believes that the addition of Nemanja Matic could help the club win the Premier League title this season.
Aug 3, 19:30
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: Nemanja Matic makes debut in Manchester United win
Manchester United end their preparations for the new campaign with a 2-1 victory over Italian outfit Sampdoria at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
Aug 2, 21:38
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Premier League: Expiring contracts in 2017-18
Find out which players from the Premier League are entering the final 12 months of their contracts.
Aug 1, 11:37
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: Romelu Lukaku nets in comfortable Manchester United win
Marouane Fellaini, Romelu Lukaku and Scott McTominay score the goals as Manchester United record a 3-0 win over Valerenga Fotball in Oslo.
Jul 30, 19:49
Manchester United's Paul Pogba reacts after a missed opportunity against Celta Vigo on May 11, 2017
Jose Mourinho backs Paul Pogba to take on leadership role
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho suggests that he sees Paul Pogba as a future club captain following the departure of Wayne Rooney.
Jul 25, 20:38
A crotch-focused shot of Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Paul Pogba: 'Zlatan Ibrahimovic still a big leader at Manchester United'
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba reveals that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is still an influential figure around the club, despite being released earlier this summer.
Jul 25, 20:23
Michael Carrick celebrates scoring during his testimonial match on June 4, 2017
Michael Carrick: 'Only title will do for Manchester United'
Michael Carrick says that it is "the league or nothing" for Manchester United next season, having once again fallen well short during the 2016-17 campaign.
Jul 21, 12:24
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in action during the Europa League clash with Saint-Etienne at Old Trafford on February 16, 2017
Michael Carrick tips Paul Pogba to succeed him as Manchester United captain
Manchester United captain Michael Carrick believes that Paul Pogba boasts all the qualities required to take on the armband when called upon.
Jul 21, 11:11
Michael Carrick celebrates scoring during his testimonial match on June 4, 2017
Jose Mourinho will not appoint vice-captain for 2017-18 season
Jose Mourinho clarifies that Manchester United will not have a designated vice-captain next season, as he intends to pass the armband around in Michael Carrick's absence.
Jul 16, 12:08
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford in action during his side's FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Result: Marcus Rashford scores twice in Manchester United rout
Marcus Rashford scores twice as Manchester United begin their pre-season campaign with a 5-2 victory over LA Galaxy at the Stubhub Center.
Jul 16, 04:59
Chelsea's Nemanja Matic during the FA Cup quarter-final against Manchester United on March 13, 2017
Gary Neville urges Manchester United to sign Nemanja Matic
Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville believes that Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic would be a good signing for Jose Mourinho to make.
Jul 15, 20:40
Tiemoue Bakayoko and Yaya Toure during the Champions League match between Manchester City and AS Monaco on February 21, 2017
Jose Mourinho 'rules out Tiemoue Bakayoko move'
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho reportedly rules out a move for Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko in favour of players with Premier League experience.
Jul 12, 13:55
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 named new Manchester United captain
Manchester United confirm that Michael Carrick will take over the club's captaincy from Wayne Rooney for the 2017-18 campaign.
Jul 11, 19:15
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 backs Romelu Lukaku to impress at Manchester United
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick tips Romelu Lukaku to deliver for the Red Devils next season following his arrival from Everton.
Jul 11, 18:13
Michael Carrick celebrates scoring during his testimonial match on June 4, 2017
Michael Carrick to replace Wayne Rooney as Manchester United captain?
Michael Carrick will take over captaincy duties at Manchester United next season following Wayne Rooney's expected departure to Everton, according to a report.
Jul 6, 17:39
Jose Mourinho waves after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Graeme Souness: 'Jose Mourinho wrong man for Manchester United'
Liverpool great Graeme Souness insists that Jose Mourinho 'is not right' for Manchester United and was only appointed because the club were rushed into action.
Jun 27, 15:27
Michael Carrick celebrates scoring during his testimonial match on June 4, 2017
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick keen to prolong career
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick says that he has no plans for retirement, insisting that he intends to assess matters at the end of each season.
Jun 23, 18:10
Eric Dier in action during the Premier League game between Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur on December 28, 2016
Tottenham Hotspur place £50m price tag on midfielder Eric Dier?
Manchester United are still interested in Eric Dier but have been told by Tottenham Hotspur to pay £50m to land his signature, according to a report.
Jun 16, 20:17
Wayne Rooney applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Wayne Rooney 'unwilling to take pay cut' to seal Everton move
A report claims that Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is pricing himself out an emotional return to Everton in this summer's transfer window.
Jun 8, 09:53
John Terry poses with the trophy during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Sunderland on May 21, 2017
John Terry 'wants £100,000-a-week deal'
Brighton & Hove Albion reportedly pull out of the race to sign John Terry after learning that the former Chelsea captain wants a £100,000-a-week contact.
Jun 6, 13:39



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City87102942522
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd86202121920
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs85211551017
4Watford84311313015
5Chelsea8413138513
6Arsenal84131210213
7Burnley834186213
8Liverpool83411312113
9Newcastle UnitedNewcastle832398111
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom824279-210
11Southampton823379-29
12Huddersfield TownHuddersfield823359-49
13Swansea CitySwansea822458-38
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224610-48
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8224814-68
16Everton8224513-88
17Stoke CityStoke8224918-98
18Leicester CityLeicester81341013-36
19Bournemouth8116412-84
20Crystal Palace8107218-163