Man United captain Carrick confirms plans to retire

Michael Carrick has announced he will retire from football at the end of the season

Michael Carrick has announced he will retire from football at the end of the season

Carrick underwent a treatment for irregular heart rhythm a year ago after he complained of feeling uneasy in Manchester United's clash against Burton in the Carabao Cup. "That is where I am at", Carrick said, as reported by the BBC.

Carrick has played three times since, with United winning each game without conceding a goal.

Carrick is to be offered a place on the manager's coaching staff but he would only say that is a "likely" option at the moment. "But it's looking likely, yeah".

Obviously, the news has come as an upsetting incident for United fans, but won't be too anxious about a replacement for the 36-year-old with the current emergence of youngster Scott McTominay.

The the 36-year old former England worldwide, made the disclosure while fielding questions from journalists ahead of his teams Champions league second half clash against Sevilla.

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The club captain told a news conference on Monday: "There comes a time, whether you like it or you don't like it, that your body tells you it is time to stop playing football".

"You don't know what you've really got until you are tested". "It's a big thing to play for this club, but so far he's on a great track, he's given himself the best possible chance to fulfil that".

'The same problem came back on the Sunday of that week in training, so then I had the procedure the following week, which I went through and now it's totally fine and I'm clear.

"I'm totally fine now, took a bit of time to get over". At least I could decide and not be forced because of that, so I was determined to get back fit. "I've been training hard and we'll see what happens for the rest of the season", said Carrick.

The 36-year-old is the longest-serving player at Old Trafford, having joined from Tottenham in 2006 and gone onto win the Champions League and five Premier League titles, among many other trophies.

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