Premier League club Newcastle United are set to allow striker Andy Carroll to leave the club at the end of the season after failing to convince the club’s bosses that he can still be an integral part of the club’s setup. The veteran striker joined the Tyneside club on a free transfer at the end of last season but it has not turned out to be the sort of transfer that was expected and both the player and the club could part ways this summer.

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce revealed during the unveiling of the former Liverpool striker that his experience would be needed at the club so the other strikers could learn from him in training and integrate his playing style into their game so they can improve their chances of becoming better Forwards in front of goal, but that has not been the case thus far.

During the first few months after signing for Newcastle, Carroll was given the opportunity to prove himself and show that he could still perform at the top level even though he is now older than 35. However, despite all the playing opportunities he got from Bruce, he was unable to displace Callum Wilson as the manager’s preferred striker and the result of that was him being dropped to the substitute’s bench.

During the mid-season, Newcastle were lacking goals and failed to win games as a result of their poor form in front of goal. Even in that period when they needed the experience of the former West Ham United striker, he still did not perform for them and he now looks all set to be leaving St James’ Park this summer.

He has been linked with a move to the Championship and some other Premier League clubs are currently monitoring his situation as they look to sign him on a free transfer in the summer.