Carrick Supports Pogba Become MU’s Future Captain
Wayne Rooney’s departure made coach Jose Mourinho appoint Michael Carrick as Manchester United’s new captain (MU) Agen Sbobet Terpercaya. However, the captain’s armband is unlikely to be forever in Carrick’s arm due to the age factor.
Understandably, many people who still doubt Carrick will last long in the middle of MU revolutions with Mourinho. Carrick’s age is 35 years and will be 36 years on July 28, 2017. His contract at Manchester United was only June 2018.
That is, MU will again point to the right figure to become a captain in the future, especially after they parted ways with Carrick. About that, Carrick give advice to MU. He thinks Paul Pogba has the ability to be a successor.
“He must have the character and confidence to take it in. All the time I’m sure the coach is planning it behind me, somebody has to take it and maybe he’s in the category where you say ‘Yes, he can be the future captain,'” Carrick said, Quoted Soccerway.
“You need inner conviction and it will get some punches, bumps and bruises along the way and get a lot of criticism, but you have to fight it and be strong to continue it,” Carrick added.
Although not too visible, Pogba has a big hand behind the success of MU in 2016/2017 season. He was branded as a failed purchase because MU must redeem it from Juventus to 110 million euros (Rp 1.6 trillion).
Total he appeared in 51 matches last season. Contribution of nine goals and six assists. Thanks to his services also MU won the Europa League title 2016/2017 and is entitled to get tickets to qualify for the Champions League.
“He has a year to adjust, I know he’s here when he’s young, but there’s been a lot going on since then and he’s been playing a lot since then,” Carrick said.