• Undisclosed club-record move for striker from Liverpool
• ‘It’s fantastic for me to be here. I really enjoyed last season’
West Ham have announced the signing of England striker Andy Carroll from Liverpool for an undisclosed club-record fee.
“It’s fantastic for me to be here. I really enjoyed last season, and that shows in me coming back and making it permanent,” said Carroll, who has signed a six-year deal. “The fans, the lads and the club itself has been great to me, and what I wanted to do was come back here and play football.
“Since the end of the season I’ve had a lot of time to think, I’ve missed it and that’s why I’m back. Getting promoted the season before last, then finishing where we did – we did great, and it can only get better for us.
“The way the club’s being run, obviously getting the new stadium and everything like that, it’s only going up.”
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