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Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw believes that his coach Michael Carrick deserves more recognition. The England international is adamant that Michael Carrick is massively underrated as he revealed that the Manchester United first team coach could still function well as a player in the Premier League. Michael Carrick, 39, retired as a professional footballer in 2018 and has been a first team coach at Old Trafford since then. He worked with former manager Jose Mourinho before the controversial Portuguese tactician was sacked in December 2018. Michael Carrick continued in his role upon the appointment of former Manchester United teammate Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the new manager. Solskjaer was initially the interim Manchester United boss for some months before the club decided to give him a permanent contract.

Luke Shaw talked to the official Manchester United website about Michael Carrick and David Beckham. According to him, the two Manchester United legends are underrated. Luke Shaw said ex-England national team skipper David Beckham was a little underrated with his achievements during his career and that Michael Carrick was massively underrated. Michael Carrick was not only exceptional for Manchester United, he was also a quality player for the Three Lions of England according to Luke Shaw.

Michael Carrick still retained his awesome qualities as a professional midfielder as he aged as pointed out by Luke Shaw who insisted that Carrick can still do a good job in that position despite his retirement two years ago.
Michael Carrick started his professional football career at London club West Ham United. He played for Wallsend Boys Club for over a decade before the Hammers decided to take the chance on him in 1997.He made his professional bow in the colours of West Ham United in 1999 and went on to sign for Tottenham Hotspur five years later. Michael Carrick was at Spurs for two years before teaming up with the Red Devils in 2006.