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Welsh side Cardiff City are reportedly eyeing an audacious move for veteran striker Andy Carroll who’s a free agent. Ex-England international Carroll is a free agent after his short-term contract at West Brom ended this summer.

Andy Carroll was signed as a free agent by English Championship side Readingat the start of last season. The striker signed a short-term deal when he joined the Royals at the start of last season. 33-year-old Carroll could sign for a third English Championship side within a year if Welsh team Cardiff City decide tofirm up their interest in the former West Ham United and Newcastle United player. Read more »


Experienced English striker Andy Carroll scored his first goal for Reading on the occasion of his first start to help his team come from behind to beat hosts Swansea City 3-2 in an English Championship clash played on Saturday.

Swansea City made a dream start to the game when Jamie Paterson scored in the third minute to edge the Welsh team 1-0 ahead, but the lead barely lasted for a minute before the impressive Tom Dele-Bashiru equalised for the Royals. Reading then took the lead for the first time in the game when Andy Carroll found the back of the net on the half hour mark for his first goal for the club.
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Andy Carroll has revealed that English Championship outfit Reading were interested in signing him during this summer’s transfer window.Carroll confirmed the Reading transfer interest in an exclusive interview with English publication The Athletic.

It was reported by several media outlets during the summer that Reading want to sign 6-foot-4 striker Andy Carroll on a free transfer following his release from Newcastle United. In the end, Carroll was unable to agree a deal to join the Royals as a free agent and it has been speculated that finance played a big part in the breakdown of talks between Carroll and Reading. Read more »


Veteran Premier League striker Andy Carroll has admitted that he finds it hard to understand why he did not have a successful stint at West Ham United and has also revealed that he would have loved to have a better career with the Hammers. The former Liverpool forward signed for the Hammers a long time ago but he was not able to make any significant impact at Upton Park, causing the fans of the club to ask the Hammers to let go of the player, questioning why they signed him in the first place. During his time at the club, Carroll failed to live up to expectations and became a shadow of his former self.

During his days as a Liverpool player, Carroll may not have been the best striker in the League but he was renowned for his ability to get behind the ball and get into positions that would allow him to make some reasonable runs before proceeding to find the back of the net. He was usually a problem for defenders back in the day and that was the reason he still managed to play for more than two clubs in the country’s top league.
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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.
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Carroll Shares What He Thinks About His Time At Newcastle

Andy Carroll is not a happy man at Newcastle, and he is not hiding it at all. The striker has boldly admitted that he is enduring mental torture from both the fact that Newcastle are suffering a poor run of form, and that he is not getting enough game time at the club. He is currently in his second season at the club and only scored the first goal of his Newcastle career since returning from the defeat against Leicester City in January.

He has now opened up on his time at the club so far, citing that he is not happy that the club are in the position that they are in at the moment and that he is not being given the chance to try to help. The poor run Newcastle are suffering now is one that saw them win just three games out of 15 and they are trying to avoid a relegation scuffle. Read more »