Manchester United’s Carrick signs new three year deal



Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has signed a new three year deal that will keep him at the club until 2014.

Following in the footsteps of Patrice Evra and Ryan Giggs, the England international has become the latest player to commit his future to the club.

Carrick has scored 17 goals for United, and has made 218 appearances since singing from Tottenham Hotspur in 2006.

He has won three Premier League titles and a Champions League in that time, and announced he was delighted to be staying at the club.

Speaking to the clubs official website Carrick said, “I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at this great club.”

“There is fantastic team spirit within the squad and I’m pleased to have committed my future to United.

“We are in a very good position at the moment and I am confident this team will be successful for many years to come.”

Carrick’s manager, Sir Alex Ferguson added, “I am delighted Michael has signed a new contract.

“He has been outstanding since joining us from Tottenham Hotspur in 2006, he is a true professional and it’s great he has committed his future to the club.”

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