Newcastle make move for Michael Carrick

The Magpies have taken a keen interest in the England international’s situation at Old Trafford and are set to make a fresh offer for the midfielder

Following the arrival of Bastian Schweinsteiger and Morgan Schneiderlin, it is clear that Louis van Gaal is looking at the future of the club and is already preparing for life without Michael Carrick who at the age of 33, may not have a lot of miles left in his legs.

However, LVG is a big fan of the England international who despite not boasting a classy profile like the new summer signings, has been the silent hero for the Red Devils in the last five to six years. Newcastle United are really keen on signing the player and although their initial attempts have not been entertained by the club, the Toon officials are confident that they can reach some sort of compromise with the Red Devils even though chances of such a move happening remain slim.