Filed: Monday, 30th July 2012
By: Staff Writer
Liverpool are reported to have accepted West Ham's loan offer for England international striker Andy Carroll.
News breaking in the last few minutes via the BBC suggests that the Gateshead-born hitman is set to move to the Boleyn Ground for the entirety of the 2012/13 season after the Merseysiders agreed to accept United's £2million offer.
A further £17million will follow to make the deal permanent should West Ham retain their Premier League place - as reported here on KUMB.com last week.
Carroll- whose agent Mark Curtis also represents Sam Allardyce, Kevin Nolan and James Tomkins - cost Liverpool £35million when they signed the 23-year-old from Newcastle United just 18 months ago.
We'll have more on this as the story develops.
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09:03PM 30th Jul 2012
''BBC says yes, Sky Sports News says no. Either way it looks like something is gonna happen, so happy days peeps happy days! ''
by OLD jACK
06:56PM 30th Jul 2012
''Great News. At last it looks like the Hammers mean business. Congratulations to Mr Gold and Sullivan for showing ambition. Great news for the fans, can't wait for the new season.''