Newcastle appear to have a genuine interest in signing West Ham United striker Andy Carroll this summer.
The England international was signed by West Ham United in July 2013 from Liverpool for a fee of 17.5 million euros. The 28-year-old has a valid contract with West Ham United until June 2019.
Since his arrival from Liverpool, Andy Carroll has scored 30 goals and provided 17 assists in 114 games for West Ham United.
Andy Carroll has represented England at Under-19 and Under-21 level, winning 13 caps and scoring 6 goals, before making his senior international debut in November 2010. As a member of England national football team, Andy Carroll has won 9 caps and has scored 2 goals.
The 28-year-old is one of the more likely players to be offloaded by West Ham United this summer and the list of suitors in the England international continues to grow.
Adding a striker remains Newcastle’s top priority this summer and Rafa Benitez will have drafted a shortlist of a number of possible targets he could approach in the coming days.
The England international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of defensive player Rafa Benitez wants to target in the summer transfer window.
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Rafa Benitez is a long term admirer of Andy Carroll and believes he can get the most out of the England international.
Newcastle are desperate to make an impact in this summer transfer window.
According to the report in British Media, Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez is considering a sensational swoop for Geordie boy Andy Carroll. The West Ham striker has emerged as an option for his old club with an emotional, season-long loan on the cards.
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