- Michael Carrick has left his position as an assistant coach at Manchester United after win over Arsenal in EPL tie
- The former Premier League star thanked Manchester United management for the chance he got to steer the team
- Carrick replaced Ole Solskjaer on interim capacity and was in charge for three games with two wins and 1 draw
Michael Carrick has announced his departure at Premier League giants Manchester United few minutes after steering the club to awesome comeback win over Arsenal on Thursday night.
The 40-year-old Englishman felt that this is the right time for him to leave Old Trafford where he played for 12 years before becoming an assistant coach.
Before stepping into coaching in 2018, Michael Carrick won five Premier League titles and one Champions League crown in what was a glorious career at Old Trafford.
Arsenal traveled to Old Trafford with the target of them picking the three points against Manchester United and they scored the first goal through Rowe in the 13th minute.
Bruno Fernandes restored parity for Manchester United before the end of the first half before Cristiano Ronaldo netted the second goal in the 52nd minute.
Odegaard scored Arsenal's second goal in the 54th minute, but Cristiano Ronaldo's 70th minute penalty gave the Red Devils a 3-2 win.
Michael Carrick's reaction
''After a lot of thought and deliberation, I have decided that now is the right time for me to leave the club.
"I want to place on record my thanks to all of the players and a special mention goes to the backroom staff, working long hours with such a great group of people has been a real pleasure and I have made some long-lasting friendships."