Manchester United medical team left confused by Michael Carrick’s illness, but midfielder about to return to training

by Harry Robinson

Michael Carrick is baffled Manchester United medical staff after spell on the sidelines with illness.

The 36-year-old midfielder is set to return to full training this week, having been unavailable since his only game of the season, captaining the Reds to a 4–1 victory against Burton Albion in the EFL cup.

Carrick reported himself as sick and dizzy after that match in September, and The Sun report that he’s been feeling the same during training.

The Englishman, who was made club captain after the departure of Wayne Rooney this summer to Everton, hasn’t been in a matchday squad United since September 23, a 1–0 victory against Southampton where Carrick was and unused sub.

United’s medical team have reportedly been left confused by Carrick’s issues. Manager Jose Mourinho will be hoping his captain can return soon, as a very useful option to have, particularly recently with injuries the Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini and star man Paul Pogba.

Recent reports suggest that Carrick’s lack of game time at Old Trafford this season is causing a number of clubs to be interested in signing the Englishman.

The Midlands trio of Leicester City, West Brom and Aston Villa are all looking at Carrick’s situation at the moment, and many other clubs would be interested in signing the 36-year-old.

Despite that, and despite playing very little this season and not as much as he would’ve liked, Carrick is reported to have no interest in leaving Old Trafford at this moment in time.

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