"It will be a test but I would like to think it will be more of a test for them and how they cope with us," said Carrick. "If we can get a goal or two on Wednesday, it would be a really big boost coming back to Old Trafford.
"As a footballer, it does not get much better. The way we both play our football sets it up as the perfect game to watch.
"It promises to be a great spectacle and obviously, everyone is talking about it because you dream about being involved on a night like this at the Nou Camp.
"Manchester United have not been there for a while but the lads who were around in 1999 have spoken about what a special night it was. Hopefully we can repeat some of that success."