Mourinho: Carrick will start Man United’s last home match
The extensive career of Michael Carrick has warranted many accolades, both individually and for his Manchester United squad.
For one last time though this weekend, the legendary midfielder will have the opportunity to suit up for his long-time side.
Carrick, who will join Jose Mourinho’s coaching staff starting in 2018/19, has made just one Premier League appearance this season for United.
That won’t stop the team’s Portuguese manager from giving Carrick one last chance to be honored by the Old Trafford faithful on Sunday when United takes on Watford.
“He will start the last match at Old Trafford,” Mourinho said. “It’s the last match in the Premier League, in front of our fans, so he will start the last match against Watford.”
The Red Devils will also be in action on Thursday against West Ham United, however, Carrick isn’t expected to appear for the Manchester side.
During Carrick’s extensive career at United, which began back in 2006, the England international has made 463 appearances in all competitions.