Report claims uncertainty over Michael Carrick’s Manchester United future

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick lift the trophy as they celebrate winning the FA Cup

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick is out of contract at the end of next season.

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick lift the trophy as they celebrate winning the FA CupManchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has yet to know whether or not he will be given a new contract, according to The Independent.

The England international midfielder’s current contract with United runs out at the end of next month.

According to The Independent, Carrick is still waiting for the Red Devils to covey a message regarding his future, and whether or not he will be offered a new deal.

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick kiss the trophy as they celebrate winning the FA Cup with teammates“Despite lucrative interest from China, Carrick is understood to have no desire to move to the Far East, although the former England midfielder could yet be tempted by the offer of a move to the MLS,” added the report.

According to a recent report in The Mirror, Newcastle United have an interest in Carrick.

It has been reported that Newcastle, who will play in the Championship next season after getting relegated from the Premier League, could move to appoint Ryan Giggs and Carrick in a managerial capacity if Rafael Benitez does not stay at St. James’ Park next season.

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick kiss the trophy as they celebrate winning the FA Cup with teammatesCarrick may be 34 years of age, but he remains one of the best central midfielders in the Premier League.

During the 2015-16 season, the former Tottenham Hotspur star created 10 chances in 28 league appearances for United.

The former West Ham United midfielder had a pass accuracy of 86% and won 15 headers, eight dribbles and 27 tackles.

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, Michael Carrick and Daley Blind celebrate winning the final as Crystal Palace's Jason Puncheon looks dejected

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