Liverpool Transfer News: Striker Set For £17m Move?

By on July 16, 2012

With the summer transfer window in full swing, Football Talk will be keeping you up-to-date with all the latest transfer news throughout the summer. Today, Andy Carroll is linked with a move back to Newcastle.

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Andy Carroll could make a £17m move back to former side Newcastle United, according to the Mirror.

The report claims that Newcastle have offered to take Carroll back on a season long loan with the promise of making the move permanent in 12 months time. However, their offer appears to have been turned down by the Reds.

Toon boss Alan Pardew is keen to link up with Carroll again and has the backing of owner Mike Ashley, who is believed to be in support of a move to bring back the striker just 18 months after sanctioning his £35m sale.

The Mirror claim that new boss Brendan Rodgers will allow Carroll to leave Merseyside on loan this summer, but it’s understood the Reds will demand £17m from the Geordies to make the deal permanent.

AC Milan and West Ham have also been linked with the 23-year-old but the player is thought to favour a return to Newcastle.

After a difficult start to life at Anfield, Carroll’s Liverpool career looked to have finally taken off when he found his form towards the end of last season. It earned him a place in Roy Hodgsons England squad for Euro 2012, where the striker scored an excellent header during the three lions win over Sweden.

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But it looks like his days at Liverpool could be coming to an end as Brendan Rodgers looks to introduce his own style of play at the club, and the target man isn’t in his first team plans.

Should Carroll be sold? Get involved in the comments section.

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6 Comments

  1. kormee

    July 16, 2012 at 10:44 am

    cant see this one happening like , but hey we would welcome him back to the toon , and is still a great player if he is played to his strengths , thing is would he be happy to playing second fiddle to demba , unless there is so,mething that we dont know , is demba going somewere i hope not , and the only transfer thing we aint heard is a swap for demba for carool that we dont want to happen as demba has proved his worth , so at the moment its pure speculation 🙂

  2. kopkid

    July 16, 2012 at 5:13 pm

    If we do give carroll to them on loan, we will be a circus of a club getting him for 35 mill and selling him back to our (RIVALS) for 17 mill, especially when he is showing promise.

  3. Khumalo oscar

    July 16, 2012 at 6:10 pm

    Carrol shud go back. But i can see a massive competetion with the dembas.

  4. JD

    July 16, 2012 at 6:18 pm

    If we have to sell him then ask for 12 mln and Ba or keep Carroll , sending him on loan or just selling him for 12 mln will be a big loss.

  5. chinonso

    July 16, 2012 at 8:22 pm

    let him go weda for free self just alow dat

  6. olushola

    July 17, 2012 at 9:49 am

    i love him is gud.

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