English Premier League Report: Manchester United v Watford 13 May 2018

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With AP Photos.Michael Carrick bid farewell to Old Trafford by helping to set up Manchester United's only goal in a 1-0 win over Watford in the Premier League finale.

Carrick, who is unlikely to be picked for Saturday's FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday and will assume a coaching role at United next season, was treated to a guard of honour by both teams before kick off.

Explaining his vision for next term, the Portuguese said: "Moving forward I will organise my coaching staff in a way where the assistant manager figure doesn't exist". It is an unbelievable opportunity for me, ' said Carrick.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted he wished he could have coached Michael Carrick earlier in his career after the midfielder hung up his boots on Sunday.

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12 years later Carrick leaves the Old Trafford turf for the final time as a player having won nearly everything. "He's one of the very best".

"And I am sure we are going to win a few things together in the years to come".

Alexis Sanchez, who might also have sat out had Anthony Martial not pulled out injured, had United's first chance but sliced wide from Mata's cross. "It's his knee", Mourinho told MUTV.

The report says that United are close to securing his signature with Sandro pushing to get the deal done and with senior members of Juve's board expecting the transfer to go through once the current season is over.

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Mourinho confirmed striker Romelu Lukaku would return to training on Tuesday following ankle trouble, good news for the cup final, but was less certain about Martial's situation. "He was injured in the Friday training session and yesterday [Saturday] he couldn't train".

"I am waiting for the doctor but if [it's] impossible to play today I have my doubts".

Some of the people we have, they have to be more consistent in their performance; and we need more quality.

"Yes, I think so", was his brief assessment.

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