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Man Utd Name Their New Club Captain

Manchester United Name Their New Club Captain

By Keegan Kruger - Jul 12, 2017 09:45 AM @KeeganKruger

Premier League giants Manchester United have revealed who will be the club’s new captain for the 2017/18 season.

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Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho has named veteran midfielder Michael Carrick as Wayne Rooney’s successor for the upcoming campaign.

Talking to United’s TV channel, Carrick said that he was delighted to be given the opportunity to lead the team and also gave some insight to what type of leader he may be.

"I feel great, it's such a huge honour to captain such a great club," Carrick told MUTV.

"Obviously it's my 12th year here now, I came as a 25-year-old and I never thought I could be here this long and achieve so much.

"I'll try to lead the boys and guide the young boys in some ways. It's a nice thing to be (captain) and it's a real pleasure. I came to this club as a footballer and I'm now a huge fan. I've grown to love the club over the years and to be in this position is very special to me.

"I'll just be myself, you can't change, it's wrong to suddenly get a role and start shouting and screaming at everyone and telling them what to do. I'm not like that, I'll speak when I need to speak but I'm quite laid-back and chilled out. I'll try and lead by example."

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Carrick has won five Premier League titles, three League Cups, one FA Cup, the UEFA Europa League and the UEFA Champions League during his time in Manchester.

Do you think the Englishman was a good choice for Mourinho? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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Khosification Amu86 Joined: 11 Aug 2015
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Khosification Amu86 Jul 13, 2017 12:32 PM
yooo, at 36
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CHELSEACHIEF_EMBOABA Joined: 10 Sep 2012
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CHELSEACHIEF_EMBOABA Jul 12, 2017 08:45 PM
BENCH CAPTAIN
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Ndlazitha Jul 12, 2017 06:54 PM
Yes good choice his good a player and a club veteran.
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msanisto Jul 12, 2017 12:59 PM
Is he 37?
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Matt93 Jul 12, 2017 12:41 PM
Mike ....great player Can't believe he's older than iniesta though
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Myaka weliPhefeni Jul 12, 2017 11:42 AM
Good men for the job bcz his here for long tym and he knw the culture of the team,i m sure they wll not disapoint,they wll work together wth Pogba
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THE Dreamer Jul 12, 2017 11:27 AM
yes good choice
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kzorog Jul 12, 2017 11:17 AM
Good one
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Dumanie Jul 12, 2017 10:54 AM
The barstard z old.at least valencia n de gea.
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Mpho Poster Jul 12, 2017 10:52 AM
@75149316 spot on
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Man Theo Jul 12, 2017 10:27 AM
Ferdinand
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LANDZELA Jul 12, 2017 10:10 AM
Sould Gv V A Chance
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75149316 Jul 12, 2017 10:03 AM
Good captain should be assisted by Smalling and Valencia

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