West Ham sign Andy Carroll on loan from Liverpool

Transfer news: The England stirker has joined the Hammers on a season-long loan

West Ham have completed the loan signing of England striker Andy Carroll from Liverpool.

The 23-year-old joins the Hammers on a season-long loan, and Sam Allardyce’s side have the option to sign him permanently for an undisclosed fee.

Carroll joined Liverpool from Newcastle for a record-breaking �35million 18 months ago.

He is in line to make his debut in West Ham’s home game against Fulham on Saturday.