Anfield

Next Game

Liverpool v Hull City

Saturday, 25 October 2014, 15:00

Barclays Prem

Anfield

Last Game

Liverpool 0 - 3 R Madrid

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 19:45

Champions League Group B

Nolan calls for Carroll stay

Kevin Nolan believes West Ham United are the perfect club for Andy Carroll and hopes he signs permanently over the summer.

Last Updated: 09/02/13 at 12:56 Post Comment

Kevin Nolan: Would like to see Andy Carroll join West Ham on a permanent basis

Kevin Nolan: Would like to see Andy Carroll join West Ham on a permanent basis

Carroll linked up with the Hammers on a season-long loan at the start of the 2012/13 campaign after being deemed surplus to requirements at Liverpool.

The England international has endured injury troubles at Upton Park, but has shown in glimpses what he is capable of when fully fit and firing on all cylinders.

Nolan feels West Ham could help Carroll to rediscover his very best form, but appreciates that he may feel as though he still has a point to prove at Anfield.

"Everyone at West Ham has really enjoyed working with Andy - and we all believe there is no better place for him to be than at our club," said Nolan.

"He's in one of the best cities in the world, playing with lads who want to play with him.

"He was probably a bit harshly treated by Liverpool and I think he feels hard done by with all that's happened there.

"I think most Liverpool fans were shocked by what happened to him in pre-season, after the way he came into his own with some of his performances towards the end of last season. But he still loves Liverpool and he has the hunger to prove to everyone there that he is good enough to play there.

"No one has spoken about what happens when his loan spell with us is up but everyone in our dressing-room will want Andy to stay beyond the end of this season.

"Only time will tell where Andy plays next season. We feel we're a good fit at West Ham but he's only scored two goals for us so far so he's going to have to get his finger out or we won't want to buy him."

To find out more about live football on Sky sports, Click here

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

e doesn't need a caoch. He needs a bus. A bloody big one, that he can park across the goal line. And when he gets one, he can do us a favour and let us know where we can buy one from as well.

HarryBoulton
Rodgers: No defence coach

Y

ou are wrong Per, thats the right way the play. Its everyone elses' fault that it doesnt work.

delboy
Mertesacker urges style change

A

s it's panto season coming soon, let me be the first Oh yes you do

munchie
Rodgers: No defence coach

Footer 365

La Liga: Real Madrid take on Barcelona in first El Clasico of the season

Real Madrid face Barcelona this weekend in the first El Clasico of the season, with Luis Suarez set to make his debut.

Europa League: Tottenham's Argentinian winger Erik Lamela revels in rabona strike

Tottenham winger Erik Lamela has admitted his spectacular ‘rabona’ strike is the best goal he has scored in his career.

Premier League: Brendan Rodgers calls on Liverpool to improve at the back

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has called on his under-fire team to improve on the defensive side of the game.

Mail Box

Does David De Gea Need Competition?

It would certainly be a good idea to give Victor Valdes a contract, while we have more mails on Brendan Rodgers, Arsene Wenger, the rabona and mailbox gripes...

Dropping Jack And Pity For Poor Alexis...

We have lots more mails about Liverpool (is Brendan the naked emperor?) and Arsenal. One reader feels sorry for Alexis Sanchez while one wants Wilshere dropped...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property