Personally, Carrick is also in a strong position, both domestically and internationally. The Reds midfielder has returned triumphantly to the England fold under new boss Roy Hodgson and he couldn’t be happier.
“I have really enjoyed it. I think the new manager has had a positive impact on the squad. We are playing some good football. Everyone is enjoying it and I think you can see that from the performances.
“Competition is nothing new, so when I play I try to enjoy it and do my best. So let’s see what happens for the next game.”