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The Guardian Jul 17, 2014
Michael Carrick out for up to 12 weeks after operation on left ankle

Michael Carrick out for up to 12 weeks after operation on left ankle

Setback for Louis van Gaal on second day of job Manchester United midfielder injured in training Van Gaal says challenge is to finish top Van Gaals unveiling as it happened! United turn to an anti-Moyes disciplinarian Louis van Gaal has suffered his first setback just two days into the Manchester United job when it was revealed that Michael Carrick has had an operation on his left ankle ligaments and will be out for 10 to 12 weeks, missing the start of the season.Van Gaal said: Michael Carrick was injured a day or two ago so thats a big blow, because he is an experienced player.
The Busby Babe Jul 17, 2014

Michael Carrick injured in pre-season

United's veteran midfielder will miss a significant chunk of the season, new manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed. Louis van Gaal, with not a little style, saved the biggest bombshell of his press conference for the very end. Asked about the importance of experience, he casually mentioned that Michael Carrick, who appears to like, has sustained an injury and may be missing for "a long time". He then thanked everybody, smiled, and strolled from the room. Cold. Now, Carrick didn't have the greatest of seasons last term, and even when he's playing well he's not everybody's cup of tea. But Van...

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