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Michael Carrick to Man Utd.

Michael Carrick will be leaving White Hart Lane and landing at Old Trafford to start the upcoming season.

Manchester United grabbed the Three Lions midfielder from Tottenham Hotspur for a transfer fee of $34.7 million. Sky Sports reports that Sir Alex Ferguson said that this move was ‘a great move for the add’.

Carrick will be wearing the same number as former Man Utd captain Roy Keane had for many years, that is number 16.

He will be available for the to play against Portugal side Porto in Amsterdam next week.

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About Kartik Krishnaiyer

A lifelong lover of soccer, the beautiful game, he served from January 2010 until May 2013 as the Director of Communications and Public Relations for the North American Soccer League (NASL). Raised on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the old NASL, Krishnaiyer previously hosted the American Soccer Show on the Champions Soccer Radio Network, the Major League Soccer Talk podcast and the EPL Talk Podcast. His soccer writing has been featured by several media outlets including The Guardian and The Telegraph. He is the author of the book Blue With Envy about Manchester City FC.
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2 Responses to Michael Carrick to Man Utd.

  1. Kartik says:

    While his decision to leave Spurs pains me, A nice transfer fee will make the folks at White Hart Lane happy.

    Didier Zokora has alreayd signed with Spurs and with DeFoe, Lennon and Jenas a year more experienced along with Keane I believe Spurs midfield and attack is going to be among the best in the EPL this year even without Carrick.

  2. DC United Fan says:

    Are you a Tottenham fan?

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