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United caretaker Carrick relishing the challenge

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Nov 23 (Reuters) – Manchester United’s caretaker supervisor Michael Carrick stated he has restricted time to make an influence in the position however is relishing the challenge forward of Tuesday’s Champions League group sport at Villarreal.

United sacked Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Sunday after a run of 5 defeats in seven Premier League video games left them eighth.

Former United participant Carrick, who was a member of Solskjaer’s teaching employees, is in cost till the membership appoint an interim supervisor to guide the aspect by means of to the finish of the season.

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“To see Ole lose his job was tough for me and a lot of people at the club,” Carrick instructed British media on Monday.

“It was a bit of a rush then to organise training and speak to the players and carry out the day’s work. It’s a limited time, I’m well aware of that, but it’s a challenge that I’m relishing at the moment.

“(Villarreal) is a giant sport for each groups at this stage of the competitors, and we will not cover from that. But it is one to exit and luxuriate in.”

United are top of Group F with seven points from four games, level on points with LaLiga side Villarreal, who they beat 2-1 at Old Trafford in September.

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Reporting by Hritika Sharma in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Rutherford

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Soccer Football - Premier League - Fulham v Manchester United - Craven Cottage, London, Britain - January 20, 2021 Manchester United assistant coach Michael Carrick during the warm up before the match Pool via REUTERS/Clive Rose.

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