Scott Carson Has Won Ten Trophies As Manchester City Player With Just Two Appearances


    Scott Carson appears to have grace in abundance, as he continues to win trophies at Manchester City, despite playing a relatively insignificant number of matches for the club.

    Carson penned a one-season contract extension with the Cityzens on May 23, 2024, and many have been wondering about who the player is.

    Scott Carson At Manchester City

    Scott Carson, who plays as a goalkeeper, joined Manchester City permanently on June 20, 2021, on a free transfer, having initially made a loan move to the Etihad on August 8, 2019.

    The 38-year-old Englishman, who has made just 2 appearances for the Sky Blues since joining the club, was born in Whitehaven, England, on September 3, 1985.

    Carson is the third-choice shot-stopper of Manchester City, and he has an alluring trophy haul, as he has won 2 UEFA Champions League titles – winning 1 with Liverpool in the 2004/05 season and his 2nd with Manchester City in the 2022/23 campaign.

    Scott Carson has also won 4 English Premier League titles and 1 FIFA Club World Cup with the Cityzens.

    Scott Carson has represented several top clubs in his career, including; Liverpool, Leeds United, Aston Villa, and West Bromwich Albion.

    The former England international is content with sitting on the bench at the twilight of his career, although some footballing enthusiasts claim he is basically playing for Manchester City to fill the English players quota in the team.

    A maximum of 17 non-“homegrown” players are allowed to be in each Premier League club squad, with the maximum squad size being 25.

    This means that there must be at least eight homegrown players across every team in the top flight of English league football.

    Jack Grealish, Phil Foden, John Stones are also some of the English players and homegrown talents in the Manchester City side.

    Carson’s Salary, Market Value And Net Worth

    Carson is currently valued at €200,000 based on Transfermkt, and he reportedly earns about €35,000 per week.

    According to reports, the former Derby County goalie’s net worth is said to be about €12.6 million.

    Scott Carson

    Scott Carson was delighted to be extending his contract with Manchester City, with the goalkeeper also expressing that he has his eyes on another season as a player of the Premier League champions.

    He said: “I’m looking forward to another season as part of this incredible squad at City.

    “Every day I work hard and learn something new from Pep, Xabi Mancisidor, and the world-class group of players. 

    Carson also added that he hopes that he can continue to help his colleagues in the goalkeeping department perform “at their best”.

    Scott Carson stated: “Hopefully I can continue to help our goalkeepers perform at their best as we challenge for even more trophies.”

    The 38-year-old made his professional debut on January 31, 2004, playing for Leeds United in their 0-3 loss to Middlesbrough, and he will now be heading into the 21st season of his active career.

    Carson has made 522 club career appearances, amassing 153 clean sheets in the process.

    Internationally, Scott Carson made just 4 appearances for England, recording 2 clean sheets.


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