Diafra so “proud” to link up with Carroll

CarrollsakhoDiafra Sakho has returned the compliment paid to him by Andy Carroll after the irons fine win over Swansea.

The Senegal international – after linking with the record signing – in a deadly duo second half performance loved the experience.

Carroll scored twice and set up Sakho for his goal after the £3.5 million had twice hit the woodwork and the partnership

Sakho believes that he can strike up a good partnership with the 25-year-old and told the official website: “It’s always great to play with someone of his calibre

“I’d watched him on the television and to play with him on Sunday makes me proud. It motivates me to give even more to help everyone.

“It’s very important to command respect at home, because the target is always to win, but in a manner at home. I think we’ve shown everyone here that to come here is not easy, even to take just one point.”



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