Andy Carroll on the mend


Andy Carroll Getting worked in the gymAndy Carroll had his protective boot removed last week and is now working hard in the gym to recover from his ankle operation in an attempt to return to the Hammers team before Christmas. Carroll had his operation by a world specilaist in America in late July after being sent home from the New Zealand tour early and was not expected to return until the New Year but now it seems Christmas period is the new target. His specialist has given to green light for him to resume strengthening and fitness work in the gym.

Whether Carroll will automatically regain his slot up front as the lone striker will depend how Zarate, Valencia and Sakho do between now and December. One or both of the new strikers are expected to play some part in tomorrow’s cup match against Sheffield United.

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  • philtheiron says:

    Got to be good news in terms of competition for places but can’t help thinking we’ve been here before with Carroll.
    At least this time we potentially have the firepower and the style of play to more than cope with his absence.
    Having said that, I can’t wait to see what a class striker can do when linking with zarate, Valencia and sahko!
    Could be a right handy boost around Xmas time! COYI!

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