Michael Carrick is staying at Manchester United according to Paddy Crerand

Michael Carrick celebrates after Manchester United beat Everton to reach the FA Cup final
Image: Michael Carrick was due to be out of contract this summer

Michael Carrick has signed a new one-year contract with Manchester United, according to club legend Paddy Crerand.

Carrick's current deal runs out this summer and he appeared to be on his way out of Old Trafford after 10 successful seasons with the club.

In his time with United, Carrick has won five Premier League titles and also won the Champions League, FA Cup and League Cup.

There has been no official confirmation from United that the 34-year-old has signed, or agreed, a new deal but Crerand appeared to let the news slip on MUTV on Monday night.

Crerand, who made over 300 appearances for United, said: "Something that happened today that nobody has mentioned, and I'm delighted that he has signed another contract: Michael Carrick. He's signed a contract for another year.

"There was a situation where it looked as if his contract was up at the end of this year and that was it, but from what I'm gathering he's there for another year."

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Carrick would become the third United player to sign a new deal since Jose Mourinho was confirmed as their new manager last week - young pair Marcus Rashford and Cameron Borthwick-Jackson committed their long-term future to the club on Monday.

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