West Ham saw off late Arsenal competition to sign Carroll

West Ham United had to see off a late bid from Arsenal to sign Liverpool striker Andy Carroll yesterday.

West Ham United had to see off a late bid from Arsenal to sign Liverpool striker Andy Carroll yesterday.

The Daily Star says the Gunners made a last-ditch move for the striker as he weighed up the Hammers’ £100,000-a-week offer.

Arsenal’s enquiry was a tentative one, mainly to find out exactly how much it would cost to land the England man.

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