Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick is set to put pen-to-paper on a new one-year deal to extend his association with the Red Devils, according to The Independent.
The contingent of Manchester United supporters here in the Transfer Tavern had become resigned to losing their long-serving veteran over recent weeks, with no sign of a new contract forthcoming.
Incoming boss Jose Mourinho now looks to have handed Carrick an Old Trafford lifeline, with the Portuguese star giving the green light on a new deal being offered to the player who will be 35 by the time the 2014/15 campaign.
One Manchester United fan is in the bar ready for the Tuesday night pool knockout and he thinks that Carrick deserves his new deal, stating that he can still play a part in the middle of the park for the team.
The ex-West Ham United and Tottenham midfielder is solid performer for the Red Devils and his influence for the younger players could be a vital attribute.
Manchester United fans, are you happy that Carrick is staying? Where does he rank in terms of the other players in his position at the club?