Van Gaal Admits Difficulty Without Carrick MU
Manchester – Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick senior proved vital role in skuatnya. Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal admitted that his team is difficult to win when veteran midfielder was absent.
Carrick had not yet returned grazing since bandaged calf injury in the Manchester Derby, April 12 last. Without the presence of the England players, the ‘Red Devils’ slumped by suffering three successive defeats in the Premier League.
Although age of 33 years, Carrick is still a “talisman” MU. Statistical records show that in the 17 games in which a starter Carrick, Manchester United successfully won 12 matches, four draws and only one defeat.
Whereas without the presence of Carrick, Manchester United has played 24 matches with 12 wins, five draws and nine defeats.
Yet certain whether Carrick will comeback this weekend when Manchester United come to the headquarters Crystal Palace. However, one thing is clear that Carrick so needed his team is trying to secure a top four finish.
“When you look at our team the midfield anchor – he is a midfield anchor,” said Van Gaal was quoted Sportsmole. “We do not have a lot of players in that position.”
“When (Daley) Blind and Carrick injury, we have a big problem. (Carrick) is a player who is able to read the game, and players I need is the players who are able to read the game.”
“Not only individually, but also for the team because the team is more important. All players can membacara game individually, meraka own role, so it was not difficult,” added the Dutch man.