Newcastle fans react on Twitter to Michael Carrick speculation

Manchester United's Michael Carrick in action with Bournemouth's Callum Wilson

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has been linked with a move to Newcastle United in the summer transfer window.

Manchester United's Michael Carrick in action with Bournemouth's Callum Wilson

Newcastle United fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to give their reaction to speculation linking the club with a move for Michael Carrick in the summer transfer window.

Carrick is on the books of Premier League giants Manchester United at the moment, but his current contract with the Red Devils runs out at the end of next month.

Ashley Young celebrates with Michael Carrick and team mates after scoring the third goal for Manchester United

According to a report in The Daily Mail earlier this month, Newcastle are interested in securing the services of the 34-year-old on a free transfer.

Everton, West Ham United and Arsenal are also reported to be interested in the England international midfielder.

Carrick is one of the best and most underrated central midfielders in Premier League history, and he remains a very good footballer.

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

Newcastle have been relegated from the Premier League and will play in the Championship next season.

However, with Rafael Benitez in charge of the Magpies, the fans will confident of getting back to the English top flight straightaway.

Newcastle fans have taken to Twitter to have their say on the speculation linking the club with a move for Carrick.

Below are some of the best comments:

Manchester United's Michael Carrick celebrates after winning the FA Cup at the end of the match

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