Dean Windass has exclusively told The Transfer Tavern that West Brom should sign Andy Carroll on a pay-as-you-play contract.
Despite making an outstanding start to the Championship season, which has seen them top the table in the early stages, the Baggies are yet to replace either Hal Robson-Kanu or Charlie Austin and are still desperately looking to add another striker before the window closes.
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Meanwhile, Carroll is available on a free transfer following his release from Newcastle earlier this summer having been restricted to just 381 minutes in the Premier League last term.
West Brom wanted the former England striker last January when Sam Allardyce was in charge, but Carroll ended up staying at St James’ Park, where he endured a difficult season.
But under the new regime of Valerien Ismael, who plays a similar direct style to Allardyce, Windass told The Transfer Tavern that the Baggies boss should bring him in:
“I think what you do is what Brucey did and bring him in on a pay as you play. He’ll be chomping at the bit to get fit. If I was the manager, I would take him all day long.
“West Brom are a massive club, and he would thrive on that. If you keep yourself fit and you do well, we will give you a new contract. Dangle that carrot because Andy Carroll would be a great signing.”
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