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Carrick: Midweek win has lifted Man Utd players

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Michael Carrick says he's enjoyed the week as Manchester United caretaker manager.

Carrick is in charge today at Chelsea.

“There's no substitute for winning football matches to how you feel," he said, reflecting on the midweek Champions League win at Villarreal.

"Yes, performances go some way towards doing that as well, bring confidence and knowing you're doing a lot of things right. But to get that feeling of a win, there's no denying or hiding from it. It's been a bit of a rough time for the boys, so to get that boost was massive."

“Yeah, in a strange way I think as the week's gone on I've come to enjoy it. Initially, it almost didn't feel quite right after what had gone on but I've got a job to do and responsibilities so all of that, clicking into gear and adapting, leading the team, I have enjoyed that. I enjoyed Tuesday night but just as much as I've enjoyed the day-to-day, being around the boys and preparing them for that game and this game coming up."

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