Michael Carrick has committed himself to Manchester United until 2014 after signing a new three-year contract with the club.
The 29-year-old moved to Old Trafford from Tottenham for a fee in the region of £18 million and has enjoyed a successful four-and-a-half years in Manchester - winning seven trophies, including three Barclays Premier League titles.
Carrick has appeared for the Red Devils on 218 occasions - scoring 17 goals - and commits his future to the club much to the delight of United boss Sir Alex Ferguson.
“I am delighted Michael has signed a new contract," said Ferguson. "He has been outstanding since joining us from Tottenham Hotspur in 2006, he is a true professional and it’s great he has committed his future to the club.”
Carrick added: “I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at this great club. There is fantastic team spirit within the squad and I'm pleased to have committed my future to United. We are in a very good position at the moment and I am confident this team will be successful for many years to come.”