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Michael Carrick injury blow for new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal

United's urgency to sign a new midfielder increased when Carrick had surgery on an ankle yesterday after damaging ligaments and chipping a bone in training on Van Gaal's first day in charge on Wednesday. Van Gaal said: "Michael Carrick was injured which is a big blow because he is an experienced player. He is out for a long time - too long for me." United could...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United’s Michael Carrick Out For 10-12 Weeks

Manchester United defensive midfielder Michael Carrick had surgery on his ankle this morning and will be out of action for 10-12 weeks, according to the club. The 32 year-old midfielder injured his ankle during pre-season training. When asked how long he would be sidelined for, new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said, “A long time.” The news was revealed during van...
Via World Soccer Talk
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Man U’s Michael Carrick out 10-12 weeks after ankle surgery

Manchester United has announced that Michael Carrick will miss the next 10-12 weeks after undergoing ankle surgery. Carrick underwent an operation on his left ankle on Thursday morning having suffered the injury in training earlier this week. He will be out for between 10 and 12 weeks. Van Gaal said it’s “very important that we have […] The post Man U’s Michael Carrick out...
Via Soccer Xtra
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Van Gaal, United lose Michael Carrick for 3 months (ankle surgery)

New Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal was “unveiled” today with his first ever press conference as leader at Old Trafford. Of the numerous storylines that accompanied LVG’s arrival, the lead headline is actually bad news. Midfielder Michael Carrick will miss 10-12 weeks after ankle surgery. “Michael Carrick has had surgery this morning on his left ankle ligaments...
Via The Sports Bank
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UPDATE: Manchester United confirm extent of Michael Carrick injury

UPDATE: Manchester United confirm extent of Michael Carrick injury - originally posted on Manchester united have confirmed their midfielder Michael Carrick will be out of action for the next 10-12 weeks with an ankle injury. The England international picked up an injury during the training earlier this week and went under the knife on Thursday. The statement on United’s...
Via Soccerlens
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Carrick set for injury lay-off

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick looks set to miss the start of the Premier League campaign after picking up a […]
Via Soccer News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Neville discussing how vastly underrated Michael Carrick is (Video)

Former Red Devils fullback Gary Neville lauds Michael Carrick for his cerebral central midfield decision making and seemingly limitless energy. He closes down passing lanes, rotates fluidly with his midfield/defender compatriots, and basically always puts himself in prime position to make things easier for all his surrounding teammates in the middle of the field. He is vital for...
Via Finishers Forum
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Carrick predicts United bounce back

Michael Carrick is confident Manchester United will bounce back from last season's Premier League title disappointment and return even stronger this term. Sir Alex Ferguson's men missed out on the gong to fierce local rivals Manchester City on goal difference last season thanks to Sergio Aguero's last-gasp winner against QPR . Carrick admits the nature of United'...
Via Fox Soccer
August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Carrick set for defensive role

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has hinted that Michael Carrick could provide emergency cover at the back for the start the new season. The 31-year-old midfielder stepped into a defensive role against Barcelona in Gothenburg on Wednesday night in the midst of an injury crisis, and may have to do so again with Jonny Evans, Phil Jones and Chris Smalling all currently unfit...
Via Fox Soccer
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Carrick dismisses match as decider

Michael Carrick does not believe tonight's Manchester derby can be billed as a title decider. Even Sir Alex Ferguson has labelled the encounter between City and United at the Etihad Stadium as such, claiming it is the most important derby he has been involved in during his 26 years at Old Trafford. Yet United midfielder Carrick is not so sure. After this evening, both clubs...
Via Fox Soccer
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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