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Carroll’s Recovery Would Do Good To West Ham

Andy Carroll is presently on a break and is trying to recover from an ankle surgery. However, he looked happier when he entered Towie stars this weekend. He put behind his recent defeat to Arsenal while he was partying at a nightclub called as Faces. The 29 year old striker is well known for his stunts and skills and would soon recover to be back in action. He was seen joining the Essex hotspot when the Hammers had to surrender a defeat in 3-1 against the Gunners. Just then Marko Arnautovic gave the squad of Manuel Pellegrini a fast lead as they were struggling at the Emirates.

Nacho Monreal immediately made best attempts to get Arsenal back on its track prior to an Issa Diop goal. Later on Danny Welbeck gave his debut Premier League points to Unai Emery. Only if Carroll could take part in the match, things would be totally different.
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Premier League side West Ham United are set for a summer overhaul, as per reports. The club parted ways with manager David Moyes as his six months contract lapsed. The former Everton and Manchester United boss was brought in to save the day and retain top flight status following the sack of Slaven Bilic. He achieved his mandate but the overall performance meant his contract could not be extended.

Both parties have since parted ways, with the Hammers keen on bringing in an experienced man to help the club to greater achievements next term. There have been several names linked to the job but it is increasingly likely that former Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini will get the nod. The Chilean is reportedly in discussion with the club. Other top coaches like Newcastle’s Rafa Benitez and Unai Emery, who just left Paris St Germain, are also top candidates for the role. There is Burnley’s Sean Dyche and former Watford manager Marco Silva.
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Carroll Still Disappointing

West Ham United still has not recovered the €15 million they spend in signing Andy Carroll from Liverpool back in May of 2013. The English attacker has only scored 9 goals in 39 league appearances for his club. Carroll is currently undergoing a recovery treatment which is expected to be completed around New Year’s.

Carroll’s history of injuries has seen him missing out from the majority of last season due to an Achilles problem and now he has once more been hit with an injury that is yet again going to be leaving him out of action for an extensive period of time.  West Ham United’s Sam Allardyce has recently spoken to the public concerning the condition of Andy Carroll as he stated that the former Liverpool player is ‘’miserable’’ due to all of these recent injuries.

Sam Allardyce told reporters: “He is pretty miserable. He is not very happy with life at the moment because it is a massive blow to him again. We just have to pick his spirits up. Hopefully when the boot comes off and the specialist gives him the okay to start working again he will feel a lot happier with himself. But he is certainly very upset and very miserable at this moment in time.”

Andy Carroll’s large absence from the playing grounds has forced Allardyce on having to look around in the transfer market for players that could fill in the gap left by the English forward with Diafra Sakho and Enner Valencia being some of the latest attacking players being signed by Allardyce.

Even though Carroll is not expected to play for the remainder of the current year, Allardyce remains confident that West Ham United can still be able to enjoy a fairly successful Premier League season by finishing in the top 10 spots.

Allardyce Reveals Desire For More Players

Despite having already signed: Mauro Zarate, Cheikhour Kouyate, Diego Poyet and Aaron Cresswell in this summer transfer window, the manager of West Ham United Sam Allardyce revealed that he still has some busy days ahead as there more players he would like to sign but it depends on the budget.

“I think there are three or four positions but it depends on the budget. You would say there is still room for a young central defender, particularly a left-footed one because we do run with three and not four. Ideally, you would have four. You would also say we need another left-back to go along with Aaron and I think a front-line player and the possibility of a midfield player as well.” Allardyce told reporters as he responded to questions regarding the transfer window of West Ham.

Sam Allardyce guided West Ham United to a comfortable mid-section spot in the Premier League in the previous season of the Premier League which was a very impressive feat to accomplish considering the limited resources that he had available. It certainly wasn’t a dream season for Allarydce and the players but they managed on steering clear away from the relegation zone.

Now that Allardyce has been given a decent transfer budget for him to strengthen the squad, they could aim for higher spots.

The midfield section of West Ham United has recently been weakened after Jack Collison and Joe Cole departed the club but it is believed that Sam Allardyce is attempting to lure the Portuguese midfielder Raul Meireles away from Fenerbahce and into West Ham.

Another player who has impressed Allardyce is the Ukrainian Yevhen Konoplyanka who enjoyed going through an impressive past season with his club Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk as he scored 13 goals in 36 appearances as well as providing a large number of assists throughout the previous campaign.


There have been a lot of issues surrounding the future of Stephen Ireland playing international football for the Republic of Ireland. After falling out with several managers due to off the field incidents, he has retired from international duty. Now, the nation has appointed Martin O’Neill as the manager of the national team. Ireland is known to get along well with O’Neill since he was the man who brought him out of Manchester City to Aston Villa. As a result, there has been speculation that Ireland maybe persuaded out of international retirement.

His club manager Mark Hughes, though, feels that it is still too soon for the midfielder to think about international football. He says that he should focus on being a consistent player at club level. Ireland has been having an excellent season for Stoke after coming to the club on a season-long loan deal from Aston Villa. Since his contract with the Midlands club is about to expire at the end of the season, he is widely tipped to stay at the Britannia stadium beyond this campaign as well. He has become a fan favourite after scoring one goal in eight appearances for the club.

“Stephen’s doing OK but he’s is not quite at the level that he was at two or three years ago. In terms of international football I think it is too soon, to be perfectly honest. I think he just needs to concentrate on getting back on track in terms of playing football week in, week out. It’s great for Jon [to captain Ireland] and he’s having a great time of it at the moment,” said Hughes about Ireland and John Walters.

Hughes thinks that Ireland can play much better given the talent at his disposal. Stoke City are undefeated in the last four matches.


Andy Carroll became a record signing for West Ham when they paid £15million on May of 2013 to Liverpool in order to secure the services of the 24 years old forward but so far has not been able to even play with his new club as he has been struggling with an ankle injury that has left him in the sidelines for 7 months.

West Ham are fighting in the bottom spots of the Premier League and are in need of their £15 million signing as they are one of the clubs that has managed to score less goals in this season.

They have received a boost recently after hearing news that Carroll has now returned training with the rest of the squad. The head coach of West Ham, Sam Allardyce did not feature Carroll in their match against Liverpool even though he was able to make his return.

“We will get him back as quick as we possibly can, but my position is to take a sensible view. We are in a difficult position at the minute but I can’t panic into putting Andy in too quickly. It is my responsibility to make sure he is there to stay when he comes back onto the field, and not just one or two games’’.
“In the position we’re in at the moment it is extremely tough to resist putting him in. I’d like to put him on the bench at Liverpool, but that would be rather stupid.” said Allardyce
The absence of Carroll has forced Allardyce on playing a number of matches in the Premier League with a formation without any forward or any main attacking outlet, so his return will be a huge boost for the team that are in need of someone that can get them out of the bottom spots of the standings.