Michael Carrick: Man Utd coach on 'overnight' switch from player

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The Serbian midfielder has, throughout the season, been linked with a number of big clubs, including Manchester United and Manchester City, and the fees discussed to get a transfer done have been quite exorbitant.

David de Gea kept 18 clean sheets to win the Premier League Golden Glove, and the club can still end the season with silverware as they take on Chelsea in the FA Cup final this weekend.

'It changes overnight, ' Carrick said. "That's part of being on the staff, to work with the manager to try to get what's best for the club, support as best I can". "We just want to get it right this time".

"I had the issue when I signed and it was all about Roy Keane, but I was never going to replace Roy Keane because it's not how I am".

It was the best season that the Old Trafford Faithful have enjoyed since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson, securing a second place finish with 81 points, ironically more points than they secured in their treble winning season in 1999.

Faria, who won multiple trophies alongside Jose that included two Champions League honours is set to be the assistant manager of Mancunian club up till the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 19.

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He will no doubt be missed as part of the first-team setup but with this new challenge in the career of the one-time Champions League victor, it will be interesting to see if he can take to his new position with the same level of success as he did his last.

"I think finishing second and winning the FA Cup probably would be satisfactory for Man United but we always want to win more".

Michael Carrick reflected on his final game, a 1-0 win over Watford on Championship Sunday. I am not getting carried away right here'.

'I'm not sad about it, ' he said. Just because I was a half-decent player, it doesn't guarantee you're going to be a success in whatever you do.

"Their neighbours are breaking all these records, playing the way they are, and then there are 70,000 people turning up at United every week sitting there and thinking: 'What's in the programme?' It has not been entertaining, and it has been The Mourinho Way".

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