League One side in talks with Michael Carrick

Lincoln City’s League One team is in talks with Michael Carrick regarding the possibility of becoming their new manager.

The Imps are looking for a new boss after they split from Michael Appleton who drove them to 17th in the season that just ended.

According to Football Insider, an initial contact has been made with Carrick and preliminary talks have taken place, with the 40-year-old reportedly keen to start his managerial career after his stint on the bench at Man United.

Carrick has only managed three big games, which came as interim president of Manchester United in 2021 following the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Old Trafford in November.

After winning two of his three matches, Carrick departed from the Red Devils after appointing Ralph Rangnick, who gave a frightening performance to the club.

Carrick was not Lincoln’s first target as they were initially turned down by President Shamrock Rovers. Stephen Bradley But the former England international is hoping the coaching lessons he has picked up from Jose Mourinho and Solskjaer will come in handy in his first serious managerial job.