PLAYER PROFILE

Season 2013/14

United Honours

16. Michael Carrick

Birthdate:28 Jul 1981
Birthplace:Wallsend, North Shields
Position:Midfielder
Appearances359
Goals Scored22
Joined United:31 Jul 2006
United Debut:23 Aug 2006 v Charlton (A)
International:England

of Sir Alex Ferguson after 26 years in the Old Trafford hot-seat, David Moyes was the man now in charge of the nation's most successful side and 'change' was the buzz-word in and around the Aon Training Complex. 

As one of the club's most consistent performers over previous seasons, it was unsurprising to see Carrick as a regular in Moyes' starting XI. However, he struggled to recapture the form of the previous season as the Reds started the campaign in sluggish fashion. An Achilles injury, picked up in November, didn't help Carrick's cause and, though he was back in the starting line-up by the festive period, he was far from his best. Thankfully, his form improved as the season went on but Michael couldn't prevent a trophy-less end to the season. Still, with Carrick's experience and know-how, he will undoubtedly be determined to right a few wrongs in the 2014/15 season as the club begins a new era under Louis van Gaal. 

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