Carrick’s third and final game as interim successor to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ended with a 3-2 win over Arsenal, before caretaker manager Ralf Rangnick took over.
The 40-year-old ended a long stint with United that began in 2006 and saw him make 464 appearances, winning five Premier League titles and the Champions League as one player. other titles.
Carrick joined Jose Mourinho’s coaching staff when he retired in 2018, then went on to serve Solskjaer as assistant coach before starting to take on the role of caretaker when he left in October. prior to.
The former England international won his first game in charge against Villarreal, helping United to the knockout stages of the Champions League, then securing a 1-1 draw against Premier League leaders Chelsea on Sunday.
“My time at this great club will always be considered the best years of my career,” Carrick said.
“When I first signed my contract more than 15 years ago, I never in my wildest dreams could have imagined winning so many trophies and I will certainly never forget those. Great memories both as a player and as a member of the coaching staff.
“However, after much thought and consideration, I have decided that now is the right time for me to leave the club.
“I want to record my thanks to all the players and especially to the staff behind the scenes, working long hours with such a great group of people is a real pleasure and I had a great time. number of lasting friendships.
“I am, and will always be, a Manchester United fan and will go to as many games as I can.
“I want to wish Ralf, the staff, the players and the fans all the best for the future and I look forward to being in the stands and supporting the boys as a fan. .”
https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/michael-carrick-manchester-united-news-b1968898.html Michael Carrick left Manchester United immediately after caretaker spell