Fred has emerged as a prime candidate in recent months with widespread reports suggesting that United have been battling it out with Manchester City over the South American’s signature.
Mourinho handed Carrick his 464th and final appearance in the 1-0 victory over Watford and the midfielder was given both a pre-match guard of honour and a standing ovation as he left the pitch at Old Trafford.
He lifted an expertly weighted ball over the Watford backline, with Mata beating the offside trap and controlling it brilliantly before squaring for Rashford to tap into an empty net.
“Hopefully it still fits in a couple of years” time.
“When you play with Michael Carrick you think there is authority, control, peace”.
Manchester United defeated Watford 4-2 at Vicarage Road earlier this season.
McTominay has broken into the first team at Old Trafford this season after having clearly impressed his manager with his mature performances.
During his Man United career, he dropped back into the defensive midfield role, where he’s earned the praise of many with his ability to dictate a game from behind the central midfield line.
With David De Gea unlikely to leave Manchester United, Madrid could single out Courtois in their hunt for a new keeper, who himself could be tempted to move back to Madrid where he spent 3 seasons on loan with Atletico Madrid.
Not since 2013 have Man United been champions, when Sir Alex Ferguson led a team that included Rio Ferdinand, Michael Carrick, Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie to glory.
While it was a good season for the Red Devils, they still managed to finish an incredible 19 points behind behind their Manchester rivals, who broke all sorts of records to clinch their fifth league title.
Wales boss Ryan Giggs and England women’s head coach Phil Neville are two high-profile examples, but Carrick stresses that being a good player will not automatically make him successful in his new role. All of Carrick’s passes combined add up to a total over 18,000 passes.
Carrick won 12 major trophies after arriving from Tottenham Hotspur in 2006. For all of the years dedicated to the game, Carrick has a nice result of all of his hard work.