Manchester United star reveals he will retire, take a coaching role under Jose Mourinho
9 months ago, 13 Mar 11:50
Michael Carrick has hinted he will quit football at the end of the season. Carrick will take a managerial role under the tutelage of Jose Mourinho. The former Tottenham ace has won many trophies in his 12-year spell with United Manchester United star Michael Carrick has announced his plans to retire at the end of the season. The 36-year-old had a testimonial last year after spending 12 seasons at Old Trafford. The former Tottenham midfielder has hinted he will take up a coaching position with United under boss Jose Mourinho. The ex-West Ham ace said: "There comes a time when your body tells you stop playing football and that's pretty much where I am at now." Carrick is currently the longest serving player at United and has been one of the important players in the squad since he signed in 2006/07 season. The former England international won five Premier League titles under former manager Alex Ferguson and has remained a key figure under David Moyes, Louis Van Gaal, and present coach Jose Mourinho. Carrick also won the Champions League under Fergie and the Europa League honors recently with Mourinho which included the Capital One Cup. Carrick has 36 international caps to his name and represented England in three World Cup finals including the 2006, 2010 and the 2014 edition in Brazil. In total, Carrick has made 480 appearances scoring 24 goals, and made 40 assists over the space of 12 years with the Old Trafford outfit.
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