Man United's Carrick to hang up his boots at end of season

Jose Mourinho

Charlie Nicholas is backing Manchester United to book their place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League by claiming a 2-0 victory over Sevilla at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.

Rivals Manchester City, Liverpool, Real Madrid and Juventus have already booked their places in the last eight and Mourinho added: "If we manage to win the tie and go to the last eight, I think it's a good achievement".

It appears as if Sevilla know that if they have to floor Man Unite in the second leg, they will have to beat De Gea, who has been superb between the sticks for Jose Mourinho's side and has cemented his status as one of the best keepers in the world with a streak of impressive performances against top oppositions.

The last team to advance in any knockout stage despite a goalless draw at home in the first leg was Atletico Madrid, who defeated Chelsea 3-1 at Stamford Bridge in the semifinals in 2014.

"When a team gets into the last eight, the feeling is you are among the best, but anything can happen".

"If we go through to the quarter-finals, it doesn't matter the opponent, it will always be one of the big names in European football, but we'll try", Mourinho said.

Europa League success last season rescued Mourinho's first year in charge at Old Trafford, securing a place in Europe's premier club competition as a result.

"So imagine if we were knocked out - it would be considered a disaster, but for me it would be a disappointment". But when you draw away, even though it's a 0-0, we get to decide the tie at home.

The Red Devils are playing in the Champions League this season after having qualified for the competition thanks to their Europa League triumph under Jose Mourinho last term.

Carrick has won 18 trophies in 12 years at United, including five Premier League titles and the Champions League in 2008. "But he trained a little bit".

Related News:

  • Jose Mourinho goes in on Frank de Boer after Marcus Rashford comments

    Jose Mourinho goes in on Frank de Boer after Marcus Rashford comments

    In the first half, the game gave us the opportunity to be direct, fast and score goals, more than we did. I'm really happy with Marcus'.
    Merkel hopes for talks with U.S.  on tariffs

    Merkel hopes for talks with U.S. on tariffs

    But he said that the allies "are in a position to work constructively together and govern decently". Meanwhile, the world awaits more news on kind gestures between politicians.
    Bollywood singer Aditya Narayan arrested after car hits rickshaw, gets bail

    Bollywood singer Aditya Narayan arrested after car hits rickshaw, gets bail

    Aditya has been at the centre of another controversy before, when he had misbehaved with the staff of Indigo staff few months ago. Aditya Narayan last time was in the news for abusing private airlines employee and one video of that incident even went viral.
  • 5 things to know about Mizzou's first-round opponent in NCAA Tournament

    5 things to know about Mizzou's first-round opponent in NCAA Tournament

    The school handbook for athletes says driving under the influence merits a minimum one-week suspension for a first offense. Porter, a ballyhooed freshman, underwent back surgery after getting hurt in the season opener. "I don't know about that".
    Mourinho: Anything is possible if United reach Champions League quarters

    Mourinho: Anything is possible if United reach Champions League quarters

    There were, however, wins against both Malaga and Athletic Bilbao in between that sandiwch of defeats. With Pogba missing, Mourinho could well go for the same starting line-up as we saw against Liverpool.
    Nicole Kidman sets new series 'The Undoing' at HBO

    Nicole Kidman sets new series 'The Undoing' at HBO

    For HBO, The Undoing joins a roster of drama originals that also includes Game of Thrones, Westworld, The New Pope , J.J. And it wasn't just the network excited to see the adaptation take off, with Nicole sharing her excitement as well.
  • Notre Dame basketball misses out on NCAA Tournament

    Notre Dame basketball misses out on NCAA Tournament

    The Bears will face Wagner in their first game Tuesday night, and the Gaels take on Southeastern Louisiana later that night. Penn State certainly had some bad losses, and has nobody to blame but itself for missing out on the NCAA Tournament .
    Trump orders tariffs on steel, aluminum imports

    Trump orders tariffs on steel, aluminum imports

    US steel and aluminum producers - and their counterparts around the world - have been hammered by overproduction by China . By offering countries a way to escape the tariffs, Trump might have eased the risk of a destructive trade war.
    South Africa win second Test against Australia to level series

    South Africa win second Test against Australia to level series

    Injured allrounder Mitch Marsh shelled a simple slips catch when South Africa were 0-7 in the second over of the run chase. Cricket South Africa (CSA) immediately announced they had 48 hours to appeal the decision and were seeking legal opinion.
  • Lok Sabha adjourned till noon

    Lok Sabha adjourned till noon

    The House has been witnessing frequent disruptions since March 5, when the second leg of the Budget Session of Parliament began. Within three minutes of assembling, the Speaker adjourned proceedings till 1200 hrs, without conducting Question Hour.
    White House expects North Korea summit to happen despite Pyongyang's silence

    White House expects North Korea summit to happen despite Pyongyang's silence

    South Korea and North Korea also agreed to hold what would be their third summit in history in late April. White House spokesman Raj Shah said no location has been determined for the talks, but it's unlikely Mr.
    UCLA Set to Face St. Bonaventure in Battle of the 11-Seeds

    UCLA Set to Face St. Bonaventure in Battle of the 11-Seeds

    DID YOU KNOW: Florida, which awaits the victor of the play-in game, has beaten UCLA three times in the NCAA Tournament since 2006. The key player for the Bruins will be Aaron Holiday the Pac-12 leading scorer at 20.8 ppg and second in assists with 5.8 apg.


Most liked

Sevilla prepared to 'suffer' against Man United at Old Trafford - Montella
On announcing his decision to retire, Carrick said: "I think it's pretty much already been said, to be honest with you". It's something you've got to accept so that's where I am at.

President Trump set to meet Kim Jong-un with no conditions
Kim may offer to give up his nukes for USA forces' pullout from South Korea and a signed peace treaty. For the United States , the coming talks may finally end the threat of a nuclear attack on U.S. soil.

Notre Dame Basketball: Irish will be a 1-seed in the NIT
USC has won six of eight heading into Tuesday night's game against UNC Asheville in its first NIT appearance since 1999. The national semifinals are March 30 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., and the national championship game is April 1 at 6 p.m.

CM Punk's Second UFC Fight Booked for UFC 225 in Chicago
The UFC hyped up CM Punk's debut and it helped to sell a lot of pay-per-views as Punk had a massive fan following in the WWE . It's looking more and more likely that CM Punk's sophomore Octagon appearance will take place at UFC 225 .

Mark Hughes the favourite for Southampton job after Mauricio Pellegrino is sacked
Hughes has taken charge of almost 450 Premier League matches for Blackburn, Manchester City , Fulham, QPR and Stoke. So they hired Pellegrino, and nine months on they must be regretting their decision.

Roger Federer backs Novak Djokovic to improve after poor comeback
Djokovic scrambled to win the second set on Sunday but the rust from the layoff was evident as he made 62 unforced errors overall. Krajinovic reacted well to Federer's first blow, breaking back immediately after going 2-0 down at the beginning of the match.

Trump tariffs trigger Republican rebellion
Host Chuck Todd then asked Flake whether a Republican should challenge Trump, assuming he seeks the presidential nomination again. Flake, an Arizona Senator who has been frequently critical of Trump's antics, is not running for reelection.

Broncos DE Adam Gotsis Arrested On Rape Charge
According to the victim, she met Gotsis through a mutual friend and the two ended up attending a party together in March 2013. A spokeswoman for the Fulton County Jail said Gotsis was released after paying a $50,000 bond, according to The Post .

Nebraska basketball gets second 'slap in the face' in NIT seeding
Arizona State is 21-12 going into the NCAA Tournament and got into the postseason as a Pac-12 at-large team . The games will be divided into four 10-minute quarters as opposed to two 20-minute halves.

Where could Kim Jong Un meet Donald Trump?
Suh is set to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga on Tuesday, the spokesman added. Tensions have risen in the past few months as the Asian nation increased its missile testing up until last month.

Parent to sell TCS stake
Tata Sons had also raised $1.5 billion through the external commercial borrowing route, part of which was used to repay the loans. Tata Sons, which holds about 74% in TCS, will sell the software biggie's shares at a price between Rs 2,872 and Rs 2,925 apiece.

Pakistan gets Windies boost with T20 series in Karachi
Lahore Qalandars kept their cool to register their second straight win and deny Karachi Kings in a thrilling Super Over triumph in the the Pakistan Super League on Sunday.

Stock Grabbing Investor's Attention: Oclaro Inc (OCLR)
Looking at some alternate time periods, the 12 month price index is 0.91813, the 24 month is 1.88249, and the 36 month is 4.87578. Currently Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ: OCLR)'s shares owned by insiders are 2.8%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 69.7%.

Oil prices fall on relentless rise in US crude output
WTI settled down 68 cents to $61.36 per barrel while Brent fell 50 cents to $64.99 per barrel. Still, fears over increasing USA production continue to weigh on producers and investors.

HBK Investments LP Reduces Position in Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX)
Zillow Group, Inc. operates real estate and home-related information marketplaces on mobile and the Web in the United States. Investors may be closely watching additional technical levels on shares of Db-Xt Russell 1000 Comp Factor ETF (DEUS).