Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 11/13/13
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Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick will be out for up to six weeks with an Achilles injury. The England international has been nursing a niggling problem for some time, but returned to action in Sunday's 1-0 victory over Arsenal . He came through 90 minutes at Old Trafford, but revealed afterwards that he was feeling the effects of a demanding contest. Carrick said: "I have been carrying the injury for a few weeks now. I was a bit patched up to play today. "I got through it but it doesn't look too good." He was forced to withdraw from the England squad for a friendly double-header against Chile and Germany as a result of the problem, along with United colleague Danny Welbeck. Carrick could now be out of action until Christmas, with another period of recovery required to return him to full fitness. His absence will be felt by United, as they are due to take in important fixtures at home and abroad over the coming weeks. UEFA Champions League competition will see the...
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