Carrick could retire when he leaves Manchester United after ruling out Newcastle move

The veteran midfielder has no plans to play for another English club after spending over a decade at Old Trafford

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has ruled out a move to Newcastle United at the end of the season and has suggested he could hang up his boots once his time at Old Trafford comes to an end.

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The 35-year-old's contract with United is due to expire come June and no decision has been made on his future at the club as of yet.

He grew up a Newcastle fan, but he has conceded he will never ply his trade at St. James' Park.

"No, I think that has passed now," Carrick told MOTD Magazine when asked about a potential transfer to Newcastle.

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"When I was a kid I was supporting Newcastle, I dreamt one day I would do but I count myself very fortunate to have played for Manchester United for so long.

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"It is just one of those things where you cannot have everything. If and when I finish at Manchester United, that will probably be it I think.

"I am not getting ahead of myself, I have been here for so long and I have enjoyed it, I will not be playing for another club in England that is for sure.

"We will see what happens, I have not really got any plans past this, I am just enjoying how it is at the minute."

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