Carrick not worried about competition for places

Submitted by content on Sun, 10/16/2016 - 06:44

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick said that he is not worried about his place in the team.

Indeed new Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has brought in a couple of players in the team, and many of them can play in Carrick’s position. However, the midfielder has revealed that he is not scared of competition and that he will have to learn to live with it.

United can win title according to Carrick

Submitted by content on Wed, 09/07/2016 - 07:41

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has stated that the Red Devils have the necessary players to win the title.

He said that a team like Manchester United should always be challenging for honors, and he believes that they have the proper ammunitions to win the title this time.

He said that the arrival of Jose Mourinho as manager had motivated the players as well as the fans and they believe that this could be their year. Ever since Alex Ferguson has retired from management, Manchester United has not managed to finish better than fourth in the league, but Michael Carrick believes that this will change this year.


Submitted by content on Sat, 07/30/2016 - 04:31

Michael Carrick and his wife were pictured enjoying their holiday pending his return to action for the Red Devils in the pre season tour with Jose Mourinho at the helms.

Before Louis van Gaal was sacked at the club, he called Michael Carrick aside and told the player to make plans outside the club as he had no future at Old Trafford. He appreciated the player for his services but said he had to be honest. Well, teh manger was the one that had to leave.


Submitted by isport on Sat, 06/11/2016 - 10:59

Newly appointed coach, Jose Mourinho says he wants Michael Carrick to remain at the club, shutting down speculations that the midfielder could leave this summer.

Mourinho also said that the player’s contract would be settled in the coming week. The 34-year old defensive midfielder had been left in limbo by United as his current deal ran down until the reaffirmation by the Portuguese tactician.

Jose Mourinho who finally replaced former coach Louis van Gaal, based on the club’s official announcement, has a daunting task ahead of him to set the club back on winning path and qualify for Champions League next season, as that was one of the reasons the Dutch was sacked. Mourinho has already improved United's chances of winning the Premier League title according to the odds available on StanJames.

Michael Carrick hails the rise of Marcus Rashford

Submitted by content on Fri, 05/06/2016 - 05:32

Michael Carrick has hailed the rise of Marcus Rashford as one of the important members of the Manchester United first-team in the space of a few months.

Rashford came through the ranks at United but few expected him to be an integral part of the first-team that is on the verge of winning the FA Cup. The 18-year-old was little-known outside the Manchester United faithful but he was given an opportunity in the first team by Louis Van Gaal. The decision by the Dutchman may have been forced due to injuries to Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial, but he had the foresight to see the potential with an Rashford.

Recent transfer rumours have increased speculation

Submitted by content on Thu, 04/07/2016 - 07:02

Recent transfer rumours have increased speculation about Manuel Neuer moving to the Premier League.

The goalkeeper is a big favourite of manager Pep Guardiola, who has been in charge of Bayern Munich for the last three years. However, he has revealed his next destination to be Manchester City from the summer. Guardiola will be taking over from Manuel Pellegrini and this will be his first job in English football. City have an extremely competent goalkeeper in the form of Joe Hart, but his performances have not been great of late. He remains an extremely good shot stopper, but Guardiola will look for more ball playing abilities from his goalkeeper.

What next for Ashley Young?

Submitted by isport on Wed, 03/09/2016 - 11:02

Ashley Young had to undergo a groin surgery which has left him out of action since since January of the ongoing year.

Ashley Young

The return of the English winger is expected to be made around March but even when he is available to play along with the rest of his teammates, will he even get time on the pitch?

Earlier in the season, when Ashley Young was fit and ready to play, he could never really find a consistent place in the starting lineup of Louis van Gaal, and was preferred as a 'Super Sub'.

Carrick insists that everyone should take responsibility

Submitted by content on Thu, 01/14/2016 - 09:24

Louis van Gaal is the man that all or at least the majority of the blame of Manchester United’s recent downfall is being placed upon and the situation in Old Trafford is getting so intense that the Dutchman has already stated that if things don’t change soon and positive results start to emerge, then there is a possibility of him resigning from his managerial position in the Premier League club.

However, according to the vice-captain of Manchester United, Michael Carrick believes that everyone should be blamed for this recent string of losses and everyone has to stick together instead of placing the blame only on 1 person.


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