Michael Carrick is the best forward passer in Europe

Manchester United have run away with the Premier League this season and the fans (and curiously, Micah Richards) have been singing the name of England and former Spurs man Michael Carrick.

Squawka Football provided this brilliant graphic, showing Michael Carrick leaves Spaniards in his wake in the field of forward passing.

Aged 31, Carrick’s career seems to be peaking this season.

He’ll be looking to emulate the longevity that Giggs and Scholes have shown under Sir Alex Ferguson.

Below are a couple of interviews with the man himself from earlier this week: