Agent: Carroll will sign
By Adam Marshall
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Irish keeper Roy Carroll is set to commit his future to Manchester United.
Roy Carroll is set to commit his future to Manchester United, according to the keeper's agent Francis Martin.
The Northern Ireland international has been keeping goal for United since ousting Tim Howard from the first team, but has reportedly been concerned that Sir Alex Ferguson might be eyeing a new number one and that he currently earns less than Howard.
With Carroll free to leave next summer, a number of clubs have been watching the situation closely.
However, the former Wigan Athletic man has made fresh salary demands to the Old Trafford outfit and Martin is hopeful a deal can be struck.
"We have put a new proposal to the club and now we are waiting for their response," he told The Manchester Evening News.
"It has dragged on a little longer than we'd have hoped, but it has got to be right for all parties.
"He is not asking to be the highest-paid player at the club. He just wants to be on a par with some of the senior players at the club.
"We will reach an agreement.
"Roy is really happy at United and I am sure a solution can be found.
"It will be resolved. Probably after Christmas and New Year, something will be sorted."
The 27-year-old joined United from Wigan for £3 million after previously representing Hull City.
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