ANDY CARROLL has been dealt a devastating blow along with his foot harm has been revealed as a hairline fracture ruling him out for 3 months.
The West Ham striker’s harm dominated out a transfer to Chelsea throughout the switch window.
And it has left him battling to save lots of his season as scans confirmed the extent of the issue.
Carroll, 29, can be out till not less than the top of April and that may solely go away a number of video games of the marketing campaign.
He suffered the harm throughout the match towards West Brom when he scored twice to safe victory for West Ham.
However he carried on enjoying in that recreation and likewise made a five-minute sub look towards Tottenham earlier than the harm was absolutely revealed.
Earlier than getting crocked he was Chelsea’s high switch goal to bolster Antonio Conte’s assault.
The Premier League champions have been taking a look at a mortgage deal or a £20million everlasting swap – however turned their consideration elsewhere after the harm.
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Fellow strikers Diafra Sakho and Javier Hernandez, who rescued a degree towards Bournemouth yesterday, have additionally been linked with a transfer away from the London Stadium.
However Carroll’s setback has additional dented David Moyes’ injury-ravaged squad.
And the Scotsman says he can’t afford to let any go away in the meanwhile.
He mentioned: “There’s been hypothesis about Chicharito however there was hypothesis about Andy Carroll, about Diafra Sakho, about each man and his canine.
“So far as I’m involved, you possibly can take a look at my bench and you may say, ‘If there may be one membership at this current time that doesn’t must lose any gamers, it’s West Ham’. We’re so quick.”
One man who may very well be coming into West Ham is ex-Manchester Metropolis star Samir Nasri.
The Frenchman has reportedly been provided to Moyes by Antalyaspor, who he solely joined in the summertime.
However Cumhur Arici, a member of the Antalyaspor board, confirmed the previous Arsenal star’s availability.
He mentioned: “A transparent resolution has been made for a parting of the methods with Nasri.
“His supervisor will come and negotiations can be made as regards to cash owed and we’ll half firm.”
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