The 38-year old continues to defy his ageing years by producing influential performances in the centre of the pitch for the Red Devils and Carrick suggests he his renowned vision and passing range has had a lot to do with his own development at Old Trafford.
"Whether he realises or not, he has helped me enormously just by watching him and taking things in.
"We all know what he can do. But there are some things you simply cannot teach. You can learn but some of the stuff only he can do."