He said that a move into coaching at United was "looking likely".
However, after seeing his playing time get restricted to just four appearances this season, largely due to a heart condition, the 36-year-old Carrick has chose to call time on a glittering career.
Carrick revealed this at a press conference at Old Trafford on Monday while previewing the second-leg round of 16 UEFA Champions League clash against Sevilla.
"I need to keep myself fit and ready".
"I understood I'd be getting back fit that I wouldn't be playing as many games as probably I might have done, but that's something that I understood". So far this season, the midfielder has been restricted to just four appearances because of cardiac arrhythmia.
Carrick made 463 appearances for Manchester United throughout his career, winning 18 honours with the club. "There were two or three times when I wondered whether it was worth still playing, but I soon got over that". Tried to work for the team, being known as a team player I think is important.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi
The main aim of the summit is to review ongoing efforts and accelerate action toward the "End TB by 2025" goal. Had we continued at with the same pace, it would have taken us another 40 years to achieve the target.
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