Carrick reveals what fans should expect from him as Manchester United boss

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Former Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick will take charge of Manchester United against Villarreal in the Champions League after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was sacked on Sunday morning following the 4-1 defeat to Watford.

While Carrick admits he learnt a lot from the managers he played under and worked with, he insists he will bring his own spin to being a manager.

“I think all the managers and coaches that I’ve worked with have had an impact and in different ways,” Carrick told The Bootroom via England Football.

“Obviously, Sir Alex Ferguson, you don’t need me to speak too much about him, he’s the best around.

“Louis van Gaal was fantastic technically and tactically. How he saw the game was very different to Sir Alex, so I learned an awful lot from him.

“Being close to Jose Mourinho – that was my first experience of coaching and seeing how he works, how he sees the game. It makes you realise that’s three of the top managers and coaches of all time and they had very different views on certain situations.

“It has definitely had an influence on me, but I think you are what you are. I’m not sure you choose. Your instincts tell you what you like and what you don’t like, then you learn and try and figure it out from there and make the best of it.”