You can be sure that when Andy Carroll was in Newcastle for the West Ham game on Sunday, Newcastle officials would have made sure they got some information from the Geordie striker, such as what’s his position at West Ham, does his miss Newcastle, and questions like that.
Andy Carroll – misses Newcastle
And it’s interesting that the Newcastle manager has come out again after the game, and said he would love Andy to return to Tyneside in the summer, and certainly Alan Pardew rates the Gateshead-born striker, and he could still do a good job for the club.
This is what Alan Pardew said in the Guardian:
“He’s a Geordie and I think he misses the city. This is his home and at some point I hope he does come back here. Whether that’s in my time, I don’t know. I like him and I liked working with him. He was brilliant for me”
There’s no doubt that the 6’3″ striker would give Alan Pardew a lot more options up front, and we’re sure Andy would want to come home, but one big problem is the fee, and another is his wages.
The fact that Newcastle got £35M for him almost two years ago makes it unlikely that Newcastle can get him back for around £12M, which is what the probably would be willing to pay Liverpool for him.
The Newcastle Board have shown that they do sometimes listen to the fans, and we got the St. James’ Park name back and we could even get Andy back too – at the right price.
The renaming of St. James’ Park and the selling of Andy Carroll are the major things that Mike Ashley has come under tremendous pressure for over the last two years, as well as the sacking of Chris Hughton.
We have the St. James’ Park name back, and we suppose there’s chance we can get Andy Carroll, back too – and certainly it seemed that Mike Ashley was very keen to bring Andy back in the summer – at the right price..
But all the stars would have to align, if Newcastle were to be successful in bringing the home town boy back home.
What do you think?
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