After nearly 12 years in a Manchester United shirt, Michael Carrick is set to hang up his boots this summer. Given the experience and leadership that the United skipper brings to Old Trafford, it is vital that Jose Mourinho finds an adequate replacement for him. The United manager may need another new central midfielder this summer, with Marouane Fellaini so far failing to agree terms on a fresh contract. Here are a number of players who may be well suited to filling the void at United next season. Scott McTominay It may sound obvious, but who better to replace Carrick than the man who has been learning from him all season? Mouirnho is clearly a fan of the United youth graduate and didn’t hesitate in promoting him to the senior squad when Andreas Pereira left on loan again. McTominay has even been likened to a young Carrick due to his calmness on the ball and ability to read the game. The Scottish international already has the backing of the United faithful who take great pride in their club’s prestigious youth system. Luka Modric The midfielder is reportedly considered dispensable at the Bernabeu and may fancy a move back to the… Read full this story
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