Photo: Man United’s Michael Carrick could be late for training

Michael Carrick looks to be getting his excuses ready for tardiness

A photo posted by Michael Carrick (@carras16) on

Michael Carrick appeared to be getting his excuses ready for Louis van Gaal after the Manchester United midfielder took to Instagram to complain about the traffic.

The 33-year-old Red Devils midfielder was forced to contend with busy roads in northern England after a heavy snowfall during Wednesday night.

Carrick, who was unable to help United beat Cambridge in the FA Cup fourth round last Friday, posted a photo of his sat nav to highlight the congestion.

Carrick posted the above photo and wrote: “Not much on the roads today then??”

Other United players appeared to be rather more accepting of the snowy conditions as Argentina international Marcos Rojo built a snowman with his wife and daughter.

Red Devils full-back Luke Shaw used the snowfall as an opportunity to show of his fashion taste, sporting some slick Addidas trainers.

Shaw wrote: “White on white from @adidasuk #superstar”

A photo posted by Luke (@lukeshaw23) on

Van Gaal’s side face Leicester City at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Saturday.

The Red Devils will be looking to exact revenge after a 5-3 loss at King Power Stadium earlier this season.

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