Carrick said: 'There comes a time when as much as you don't like it, it's time to stop playing football.
"It s kind of been sorted", added Carrick. Mourinho however, kept him as a substitute in a number of games including club's latest victory over Liverpool at Old Trafford.
Carrick underwent a treatment for irregular heart rhythm past year after he complained of feeling uneasy in Manchester United's clash against Burton in the Carabao Cup. He's only seen action a handful of times this season, but on the eve of United's hosting Sevilla with a UEFA Champions League quarterfinal berth at stake, Carrick still maintains that he'll play a role with the current team before season's end.
Unite manager Jose Mourinho has said he would be keen to add Carrick to his first-team coaching staff and the former England worldwide admits there is a good chance he could be on the bench from next season.
"It s fine, it s something you ve got to accept so that is where I m at".
The 36-year-old said that a move into coaching at United was "looking likely".
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The holding midfielder impressed in Manchester United's 2-1 win against Liverpool FC at Old Trafford in the Premier League last weekend. At least I could decide and not be forced because of that, so I was determined to get back fit.
Carrick joined United in 2006 and won five Premier League titles (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013), one FA Cup (2016) and three League Cups ( 2009, 2010, 2017).
Carrick has made three appearances in all competitions since returning from the heart complaint, but the skipper is still hoping to have a say in United's fortunes before calling time on his playing career.
"The same problem came back on the Sunday of that week in training, so then I had the procedure the following week, which I went through and now it's totally fine and I'm clear".
"In terms of being remembered, just someone who tried to do things the right way..."