Michael Carrick plays as a central midfielder and is the vice-captain for Manchester United. He’s pitched in as an emergency centre-back under Alex Ferguson, David Moyes and Louis van Gaal, and today is an integral part of van Gaal’s starting XI. The 33-year-old earns £130,000-a-week at United, and both the Dutchman and Ryan Giggs are keen that Carrick signs a 12 month extension. Is the Carrick one of Van Gaal’s dream players? Only time will tell. Till then, while you wait to find out, get the Liverpool F.C. Backpack FP to show who you root for.