Michael Carrick

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Chelsea without Courtois at United, Ibrahimovic benched

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Chelsea received a setback ahead of Sunday’s showdown with Manchester United at Old Trafford when goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois was forced to withdraw from their squad through injury.

The Belgium international, who is reported to have suffered an ankle injury in training, was replaced in goal by Asmir Begovic in Chelsea’s only change.

Chelsea without Courtois at United, Ibrahimovic benched

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Chelsea received a setback ahead of Sunday’s showdown with Manchester United at Old Trafford when goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois was forced to withdraw from their squad through injury.

The Belgium international, who is reported to have suffered an ankle injury in training, was replaced in goal by Asmir Begovic in Chelsea’s only change.

Unlikely lads looking to steer United to historic trophy

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Brussels (AFP) – It is a motley crew of Manchester United players heading to Brussels as history beckons for the 20-time champions of England.

With the likes of Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata, Chris Smalling and even David De Gea injured and likely to miss Thursday’s clash with Anderlecht, a gaggle of unlikely lads will look to propel the three-time European champions to a first ever victory in the continent’s secondary club competition.

VIDEO: Mourinho asks Carrick “who’s Diego?” during Forlan chant

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During Manchester United's 3-0 win over Sunderland, our travelling fans were singing our chant for Diego Forlan.

"Diego, woah, Diego, woah, he came from Uruguay, he made the scousers cry."

Puzzled, Jose Mourinho turns to Michael Carrick on the bench to ask him who our fans were singing about.

Man Utd in talks with playmaker, optimistic about agreement; Star has impressed Mourinho

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Manchester United have begun talks with Michael Carrick over a new contract.

The 35-year-old midfielder is out of contract at the end of this season and the Red Devils are willing to keep him at the club with a 12-month extension.

Sir Alex Ferguson In Praise Of Geordie Footballers

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Michael Carrick will son be getting a testimonial at Manchester United and he's been at the club since 2006 when he signed on from Tottenham for a cool £18M. Ferguson also managed Bryan Robson who was born in Chester-le-Street and Bryan started his career at West Brom before joining Manchester United in 1981 as a [.

Man Utd star confirms that this fan favourite is set for Old Trafford return in June

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Manchester United legend Sir Alex Ferguson is all set to return to the Old Trafford dugout this summer.

The Scottish manager spent 27 years at the club and guided the Red Devils to the top of English football before he retired in 2013.

“Mourinho has adapted to United’s traditions”

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Jose Mourinho didn't have the best reputation for his behaviour and style of play at the clubs he managed before Manchester United. Between poking his thumb in an opposition manager eye, his sexist treatment of Eva Carneiro and playing dull football, Mourinho's baggage made him an unpopular appointment for some United fans.

Carrick: You never feel as though you’re good enough at United

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After 11 years at Manchester United, Michael Carrick has been given a testimonial at the club in the summer.

After three disappointing seasons with David Moyes and Louis van Gaal, Carrick has spoken to ESPN about the difference with Jose Mourinho.

The general feeling is that we are close and not too far away and the manager is a big part of it because of his approach, his mentality.

Manchester United vs. Bournemouth Preview

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Manchester United vs. Bournemouth

Premier League

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Old Trafford

Fresh from their League Cup success at Wembley last weekend, Manchester United return to Premier League action on Saturday afternoon as they prepare to welcome Eddie Howe's Bournemouth side to Old Trafford.

Video: Michael Carrick discusses his Man Utd testimonial

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Hear what @Carras16 had to say when he spoke to journalists at a special press conference earlier this afternoon... pic.twitter.com/TvpRlMNbV9 ...

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Manchester United’s Carrick admits future uncertain despite testimonial

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London (AFP) – Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick admits he doesn’t know if his future lies at Old Trafford despite being awarded a testimonial.

Carrick’s contract expires at the end of the season but his continued importance to United was emphasised by a composed display as a second-half substitute in last weekend’s League Cup final victory over Southampton.

Manchester United’s Carrick admits future uncertain despite testimonial

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London (AFP) – Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick admits he doesn’t know if his future lies at Old Trafford despite being awarded a testimonial.

Carrick’s contract expires at the end of the season but his continued importance to United was emphasised by a composed display as a second-half substitute in last weekend’s League Cup final victory over Southampton.

Man Utd: Star-Studded Michael Carrick Testimonial To Feature Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard And Michael Owen

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Michael Carrick is to be given a testimonial by Manchester United to reward him for his 11 years with the club.

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The game, which will be played at Old Trafford, willfeature aManchester United 2008 XI which will feature the likes ofEdwin van der Sar, Gary Neville, Rio Ferdinand, Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs.

Ibra and Pogba return for Man United

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Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho restored Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba to his starting line-up on Wednesday against Saint-Etienne in the Europa League.

Leading 3-0 from last week’s last 32 first leg at Old Trafford, Mourinho made six changes to the side that beat Blackburn 2-1 in the FA Cup on Sunday.

Ibra and Pogba return for Man United

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Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho restored Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba to his starting line-up on Wednesday against Saint-Etienne in the Europa League.

Leading 3-0 from last week’s last 32 first leg at Old Trafford, Mourinho made six changes to the side that beat Blackburn 2-1 in the FA Cup on Sunday.

Manchester United plotting move to sign £65k-per-week midfielder next summer

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Manchester United are planning to sign Arsenal winger, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, in the summer transfer window. The England winger would cost in the region of £30m.

According to reports from the Mirror, Jose Mourinho, the United boss, wants to pursue a deal for the England midfielder.

Paul Scholes: Toni Kroos would be perfect for Manchester United

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Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes, feels that the Red Devils should try to sign Real Madrid midfielder, Toni Kroos, next summer. Scholes reckons that Kroos would be the perfect partner alongside Paul Pogba and Ander Herrera in United's three-man midfield.

Jose Mourinho, the United manager, signed Pogba for £89m in the summer, but he has often struggled to find a perfect balance in the midfield.

Carrick says Manchester United will go for it at Hull

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London (AFP) Michael Carrick has pledged that Manchester United will not rest on their laurels when they travel to Hull City looking to close out victory in their League Cup semi-final.

United won 2-0 in the first leg at Old Trafford courtesy of second-half strikes from Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini, putting them within reach of a final showdown with either Liverpool or Southampton.

Carrick says Manchester United will go for it at Hull

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London (AFP) Michael Carrick has pledged that Manchester United will not rest on their laurels when they travel to Hull City looking to close out victory in their League Cup semi-final.

United won 2-0 in the first leg at Old Trafford courtesy of second-half strikes from Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini, putting them within reach of a final showdown with either Liverpool or Southampton.

Manchester United: Julia Roberts Given VIP Tour Of Old Trafford By Her Old Mucker, Michael Carrick (Photos)

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Do not adjust your sets, for that really is Julia Roberts being given a guided tour of Manchester United's premises by her good friend Michael Carrick.

Apparently at the behest of her football-obssessed children, the Hollywood actress dropped intoOld Trafford to watch United's game against West Ham on Sunday afternoon.

Schweinsteiger returns to Man Utd bench

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Bastian Schweinsteiger made a surprise return to the Manchester United bench for Sunday's Premier League home game against West Ham United, having previously been frozen out by manager Jose Mourinho.

The 32-year-old former Germany captain has not played a minute since Mourinho was appointed manager in pre-season.

Schweinsteiger returns to Man Utd bench

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Bastian Schweinsteiger made a surprise return to the Manchester United bench for Sunday's Premier League home game against West Ham United, having previously been frozen out by manager Jose Mourinho.

The 32-year-old former Germany captain has not played a minute since Mourinho was appointed manager in pre-season.

Mourinho 'always loved him' experienced star; Man Utd close to sealing the deal for playmaker

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Manchester United are set to offer Michael Carrick a one-year extension on his current contract.

The 35-year-old English midfielder has been at the club for nearly a decade and is a massive fan favourite at Old Trafford. Despite being in and out of the side since Mourinho’s arrival, the former Spurs midfielder has impressed the Portuguese manager.

Michael Carrick admits Manchester United days could soon be up

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick says this could be his last season at the club and backed world-record signing Paul Pogba to showcase his "very special" talent.

The veteran playmaker has mainly been used in cup competitions this season under Jose Mourinho, although he did start United's last league game and is in contention for only his second Premier League start of the campaign this weekend against Arsenal.

Michael Carrick admits Manchester United days could soon be up

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick says this could be his last season at the club and backed world-record signing Paul Pogba to showcase his "very special" talent.

The veteran playmaker has mainly been used in cup competitions this season under Jose Mourinho, although he did start United's last league game and is in contention for only his second Premier League start of the campaign this weekend against Arsenal.

The Carrick Conundrum: Why Manchester United need Michael Carrick – now!

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"How do you solve a problem like Paul Pogba?" The answer? Michael Carrick. The world record signing is not playing to his best yet. This is hardly surprising as he has to adjust to the different pace...

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Man Utd, Man City set up League Cup showdown

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London (AFP) Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and his Manchester City rival Pep Guardiola were dealt an English Football League Cup rendezvous after both teams came through their third-round ties on Wednesday.

United won 3-1 at third-tier Northampton Town to ease some of the pressure building on Mourinho following three consecutive defeats, while holders City prevailed 2-1 at Swansea City.

Relief for Mourinho as Man Utd beat Northampton

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London (AFP) Manchester United prevailed 3-1 at third-tier Northampton Town in the English Football League Cup on Wednesday to ease some of the pressure beginning to build on manager Jose Mourinho.

Mourinho had seen United lose their three previous games, but goals from Michael Carrick, Ander Herrera and substitute Marcus Rashford at Sixfields took his side into the fourth round.

Manchester United vs Manchester City: Squad Comparison

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Manchester United will entertain Manchester City at Old Trafford in a Premier League tie on Saturday in what would be a clash of egos, personalities, and of course, ex-colleagues. This top of the table match will perhaps define the course of the Premier League season as managers Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola prepare to get one over each other.

Opinion: Revamped United Leave Ghost of Van Gaal Behind

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These are still early days in Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United revolution but two games into the league campaign and United appear to have recouped their lost swagger making a veritable step towards resurgence.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a spectacular header in the first half and added a second from the spot to give his side a comfortable 2-0 win over Southampton on Friday.

Ander Herrera: A Key Cog In Mourinho’s New System

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Manchester United kicked off their Premier League season with a 3-1 win away at Dean Court against Bournemouth on Sunday.

With Paul Pogba suspended, Michael Carrick resorted to the bench and Basitian Schweinsteiger seemingly left out of Jose Mourinho’s plans, it was Ander Herrera and Marouane Fellaini who formed the midfield pairing.

Man Utd midfielder delivers verdict over Jose Mourinho's first week of training

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Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has insisted that the players are enjoying working under new boss Jose Mourinho.

The former Chelsea manager was appointed as Louis van Gaal’s successor in May before starting off his first official day as Red Devils’ head coach in the first week of June.

Louis van Gaal was poised to end Michael Carrick's Man United career

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Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal was all set to end midfielder Michael Carrick’s stint at Old Trafford at the end of last season, according to ESPN journalist Andy Mitten.

The 34-year-old penned down a one-year contract extension at the Premier League giants earlier this month to prolong his stay at the club for over an entire decade.

Michael Carrick signs new contract at Man Utd

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@Carras16 is here to stay! He's extending his contract with #mufc for a further year.

Carrick: This Great Club Has Been Part Of My Life For 10 Years

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It was confirmed this afternoon that Michael Carrick has signed a year long contract extension at Manchester United, taking him in to his 11th season at the club.

This great club has been a part of my life for the past 10 years, so I am delighted that this incredible journey is continuing.

Carrick signs one-year extension with Man Utd

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London (AFP) Michael Carrick has ended speculation over his future by signing a new one-year contract with Manchester United, the Premier League club announced on Thursday.

Carrick was due to be out of contract in the close-season and faced the possibility of having to leave Old Trafford when Jose Mourinho was appointed to replace sacked manager Louis van Gaal.

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Man Utd announce testimonial for Michael Carrick

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#MUFC are delighted to announce that @Carras16's testimonial match will be played at Old Trafford on 4 June. More: https://t.co/uFHlFwa4k3...

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The Day I Met Paul Scholes

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They say you should never meet your heroes, for therein lies only disappointment. Sage advice, no doubt. So, when I was asked to go and interview Paul Scholes for Republik of Mancunia, did I heed it? No. I cleared my diary and told everyone I knew, and even a few people I didn't know.

The way you feel about some footballers can be difficult to put into words.

VIDEO: Carrick, Herrera and Rashford goals vs Northampton

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GOAL! Northampton 0-1 Manchester United (Carrick) More here: https://t.co/gGdfh2OWAm pic.twitter.com/uEdF6JVGTs

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Ander Herrera's goal vs Northampton #MUFC pic.