Debunking the England myth around Manchester United players

Michael Carrick is one of the most divisive figures in the current  English game, which is odd given how little of an impact many fans believe he made.

Carrick’s name is always brought up when it comes to underrated midfielders. And if those people are right in their opinions, then it’s crazy to think these eleven players have made more appearances for the national side than the United midfielder.

Every single person on this list has had a few good moments here and there – but some really haven’t warranted getting more than 34 caps, which is Carrick’s total.

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Michael Carrick has been an ever present for both Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United, and these statistics pretty much end the myth that United players get into the England team based on the fact they play for the Red Devils and nothing else.

And people wonder why the Three Lions aren’t very good…