'I am never at home - just ask my wife!': Michael Carrick reflects on coaching role
- It took the Englishman a lot of time to realize he was no longer a player.
- However, the 37-year-old's been enjoying the challenge.
- Coaching at United requires even more dedication & efforts than playing, the former midfielder confesses.
It's been a year since Michael Carrick announced the end of his playing career and joined Manchester United's coaching staff.
Speaking to Manutd.com, the 37-year-old has opened up on how the new role's feeling so far:
"It has been a massive change for me. Playing for so long, you just get used to it, used to doing the same things, having that routine and focusing on performing for yourself - getting the best out of yourself.
"You kind of have mixed feelings when you go into being a coach, thinking about how it is going to be and how different it is going to be.
"It is a big challenge and very different to playing. It is something I have really enjoyed. Obviously, there have been ups and downs throughout the season, but I am really enjoying myself at the moment and looking forward to what is ahead.
"I am never at home - just ask my wife! She knows about that. It is longer hours and obviously a lot more work, but you get the rewards."