Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick put in a typically assured display in the 3-0 win over Stoke City on Tuesday.
Carrick had been struggling with an injury in recent weeks but he started against the Potters after completing a cameo from the substitute’s bench in the FA Cup win over Derby last weekend.
Playing alongside Marouane Fellaini in midfield, Carrick controlled the middle of the park as Man United wrapped up a convincing three points. A glance at his stats tell you everything you need to know.
Michael Carrick v #SCFC: Most touches (66), most passes (51), most interceptions (5). A calming influence in middle of park for #MUFC.
— Shamoon Hafez (@ShamoonHafez) February 2, 2016
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