Man Utd veteran Carrick pleased for Jones after comeback

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick praised Phil Jones for his comeback in their Champions League defeat at Galatasaray.

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick praised Phil Jones for his comeback in their Champions League defeat at Galatasaray.

Jones played alongside Carrick at the heart of the defence and the duo defended stoutly throughout, only for Burak Yilmaz to head the winner from a second-half corner.

"He's been off for a while and it's not easy to come back in a game like that - especially with me playing alongside him!" the former Tottenham midfielder told MUTV. "He's not got someone like Rio [Ferdinand], Jonny [Evans] or Vida [Nemanja Vidic] next to him so he did ever so well and helped me out a few times."

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