The potential move of Andy Carroll from Liverpool to West Ham seems to have stalled, after the east London club had a £15M offer for him accepted by Liverpool.
Andy Carroll – resisting West Ham move
There are two reasons why that’s the case, and one is that Andy is injured again, and this time it’s his heel, and he’s supposed to be out for up to four months, and after missing too many games last season at the Hammers through injury, that doesn’t help Andy’s case.
But the other more important reason is that it seems if he moves from Liverpool, he only wants to move to Newcastle United, his home town club, whom he left two years last January for a massive £35M.
Andy is getting a massive wage of close to £90K a week at the Reds, and he has every legal right to stay at Liverpool for the three years remaining on his contract.
But it’s been made clear to him in no uncertain terms by Brendan Rodgers that he would be on the bench – at best – and that doesn’t help his chances of making the England World Cup squad next summer.
Brendan’s way of playing the ball on the ground doesn’t exactly fit Andy strengths, which are his heading ability, although he’s a much better player with the ball at his feet, than he’s given credit for.
Newcastle will not pay £15M for Carroll to bring him back home, so it seems this situation could last through the summer, and then when it gets to the end of August, it will become very interesting.
We suppose one option is for Newcastle to take Andy on loan, but not surprisingly Liverpool want him transferred so they can get those sky-high wages off their books.
The Andy Carroll saga is very likely to continue through August.
In our poll a majority if Newcastle fans want Mike Ashley to sign him for £15M.
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