Paul Ince’s theory on Michael Carrick’s Man Utd exit as Ralf Rangnick “ignored”


Michael Carrick walked away from Manchester United after three matches as interim manager before Ralf Rangnick’s arrival to take over until the end of the season

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Michael Carrick took charge of Manchester United on an interim basis following the departure of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for three games, during which he remained unbeaten.

But Carrick decided not to stay on as part of Ralf Rangnick’s backroom team following his tenure.

And ex-United midfielder Paul Ince has spoken to Mirror Football about why Carrick may have left the club.

It comes after new boss Rangnick declared himself “a little bit annoyed” after his players ignored his instructions against Young Boys in the Champions League.

And Donny van de Beek has opened up on his mistake which cost United the win in that final group stage encounter.

Here are Mirror Football’s latest Manchester United headlines.

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Van de Beek on costly mistake

Donny van de Beek has “taken responsibility” for his mistake which cost United two points in their final Champions League group stage encounter against Young Boys on Wednesday night.

With United winning 1-0 through Mason Greenwood’s early strike, van de Beek played a sloppy pass which allowed Fabian Rieder to pick up the loose ball and curl a beautiful effort past United goalkeeper Dean Henderson.

The mistake proved costly as United were unable to find the back of the net again during the game and meant the side dropped two points as they could only finish with a draw.

And now the United midfielder has spoken about the goal his side conceded.

Read the full story here.

Carrick theory emerges

Former Red Devils midfielder Paul Ince has offered up a number of reasons why Michael Carrick may have left the club.

Carrick, a former United midfielder himself, stepped away from the club immediately after his final game as interim manager against Arsenal.

Ince has three possible theories over the departure, including the fact that Carrick may have had loyalty to former boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Read the full story here.

Players “ignored” Rangnick instructions

United boss Ralf Rangnick declared himself “a little bit annoyed” about the goal his side conceded in the draw against Young Boys.

The reason for Rangnick’s annoyance was the fact his team appeared to ignore his instructions, and it proved costly as ignoring his advice led directly to the Young Boys goal.

The new Red Devils boss revealed he had told the side to break Young Boys’ press by going more direct, but the goal came as his players tried to play out from the back.

Read the full story here.