The local papers have been reporting that Newcastle have been negotiating with Liverpool this week for the return of Andy Carroll, and with the rumors the Mersyside club will soon bring in American striker Clint Dempsey from Fulham, Andy will not see much playing time at Anfield this season.
Andy Carroll – back to Newcastle by Saturday?
As the transfer window comes to an end that should proved extra pressure on Liverpool to make a deal with Newcastle, and we’re sure that’s exactly what they are hoping for.
A couple of readers have informed me of the AnfieldMole, who seems to have a good track record in his predictions and has some inside contacts at Liverpool.
And according to him (or her) Newcastle are still in negotiations with Liverpool, but personal terms have already been agreed with the Geordie lad, and he’s willing to take a wage cut to return to Tyneside.
That’s good news, and if the news is to be believed Liverpool want £17M for him and Newcastle have offered £14M, so there’s seems a decent chance the move could go through if that is accurate.
And if we get Carroll, Andy would be an excellent addition to the strike force, and would prove a good and different option to Demba Ba and Papiss Cisse up front.
And with Shola Ameobi always injured for at least half a season with hamstring problems Andy should see a fair bit of playing time and will start the games in Europe and in the other cups, and he’ll get on at least as a substitute in the Premier League games and will start some of them, if he’s as good as when he was initially at Newcastle. We’re sure he will be.
But Carroll may be the only new player coming through the door before Saturday, but not long to go now, before all this will be sorted out – or it wont be. 😀
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