Cristiano Ronaldo was all praise for former Manchester United assistant manager Michael Carrick, who took over as caretaker manager of the club for three games after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was sacked last month.
Michael Carrick exited Manchester United with a win as Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed 800 goals for club and country with a double to see off Arsenal 3-2 on Thursday.
Premier League: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Ralf Rangnick's expected arrival at arch-rivals Manchester United is "not good news for other teams" due to his vast experience and ability to organise teams.
Former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane, Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers and Ajax coach Erik ten Hag have also been linked to take over as Manchester United's new manager.
Manchester United have sacked manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, a day after the club slipped to a humiliating defeat at Watford in the Premier League.
Michael Carrick has begun his new job as a member of manager Jose Mourinho's coaching staff, with this weekend's clash against Chelsea at Wembley his first assignment.
The 36-year-old veteran has been plagued by injury and illness concerns this season and has been limited to one appearance, in September's League Cup tie with Burton.
Michael Carrick has mainly been used in cup competitions this season under Jose Mourinho, although he did start United's last league game and is in contention for only his second Premier League start of the campaign this weekend against Arsenal.
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has insisted his colleagues cannot use fitness problems as an excuse and must reward Manchester United's loyal fans with wins.
Michael Carrick suffered a calf injury during Manchester United's 4-2 win over Manchester City on April 12 and has missed the last three matches, all of which the Red Devils have lost.