St James’ Park boss wants Anfield forward.
Alan Pardew wants to bring Andy Carroll back to Newcastle when his West Ham loan expires.
Magpies manager Pardew is keen to re-sign him having sold the striker to Liverpool for £35m in January 2011.
“He’s a Liverpool player and not wanted so at some point he’s going to move permanently,” said Pardew. “I’d like to think we’ll be in the mix for that.”
SOURCE: BBC Sport
Though Andy Carroll is yet to score during his season long loan spell at Upton Park the England international has nonetheless impressed and Alan Pardew’s confirmation of his interest in the former Magpies man comes as Newcastle United prepare to face the Liverpool man as they take on West Ham this Sunday.
Pardew is right to state that Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has little interest in Carroll and as such he could well be available and the 23 year old could well be interested in a move back to the club he represented from the age of 16 until he completed a £35m move to Anfield in January 2011.
Carroll has struggled for form since his move to Merseyside, scoring just six goals in 44 Premier League appearances.
Newcastle United’s interest in Carroll may be heightened by the fact that Senegal international Demba Ba could leave the club if his £7.5m release clause is triggered.
The Gateshead born marksman scored 31 goals in 57 league starts for Newcastle United.
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