There is a report out in the Daily Mirror that says Andy Carroll may be out of action for the rest of the season.
Andy Carroll – Liverpool player
We heard about this earlier today, but it cannot be confirmed, but we did mention it in one of our earlier articles today.
It seems that Newcastle never did get to the bottom of Andy’s thigh injury, and we also heard nothing from his visit to the specialist in Sweden.
He went to the northern part of Sweden a week last Friday, to meet with a world expert on thigh injuries, before the unexpected transfer to Liverpool happened three days later.
But Andy passed his Liverpool medical, so obviously the Liverpool medical staff, at the time, didn’t think it much of a problem.
Carroll suffered the injury at Tottenham, at the end of December in Newcastle’s 2-0 defeat, and he has never played since, and the report suggests the injury may need more treatment and more time to heal than was first thought.
After the injury happened, Newcastle kept saying he could be ready for the next game, and he was even expected to be ready for the derby game against Sunderland on 16th January, which Andy was anxious to play in, but of course he never made it.
It seems the thigh hasn’t healed much at all , so it seems a bit of a mystery right now.
Andy has always been a little injury prone, and kept getting little knocks that kept him out of games, but all last year he wasn’t affected much by injury, when he notched 16 goals in the second half of last season, and then 11 goals in the Premier League.
This news is not official, but we have heard rumors today that he’s out for the season, and we wonder exactly what kind of injury it is, that could keep him out for almost four months.
There was an article in the Sun a few weeks ago, that reported he could be out for two months, and we thought that was a typical Sun made-up article – but maybe not.
Of course it is of little concern to the Newcastle United club now, because he’s left the club for pastures anew.
We’ll update this if we get more information tonight.