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Liverpool fans take to Twitter to name Andy Carroll their most disappointing signing

Liverpool fans take to Twitter to name Andy Carroll their most disappointing signing

For Liverpool fans, there have been some shocking signings rock up at Anfield, and it’s hard to pick the worst. The likes of Mario Balotelli, Iago Aspas, El Hadji Diouf, Lazar Markovic and Alberto Aquilani all spring to mind, but the worst of the lot simply has to be their £35 million purchase of Andy Carroll back in January 2011.

Every football club’s fan base has had some shockers that they’ll never forget, but when you factor in the cost of this move as well as the fact that the player in question is Andy Carroll, it’s certainly hard to top. This was also in the same transfer window that Fernando Torres made his massive mid-season switch to Chelsea for the sum of £50 million, making this move even more painful.

Aside from just the shockers that have come in at Anfield, this is probably up there as one of the worst signings in the history of the Premier League. After his time at Anfield, Carroll has gone on to be somewhat prolific for West Ham, but his time on Merseyside was a shambles from start to finish and the Kopites will always regretfully look back on this one as £35 million they’ll never get back.

You can read the Reds’ thoughts on their worst ever signing here:

The Reds will be desperate to avoid repeating a move like the one that saw Andy Carroll join the club, and under Jurgen Klopp they’re pretty confident that this kind of mistake won’t be repeated.

Liverpool fans, do you think Andy Carroll is your worst ever signing? Let us know!

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