The Chelsea fans here inside the Transfer Tavern are very surprised at the latest name to be linked with a winter move to the Bridge. While it’s no secret that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte will be searching for a backup striker to Alvaro Morata this January and with a host of big names linked to Stamford Bridge, Andy Carroll comes as quite a surprise.
Much has been reported over a potential loan-swap deal include misfiring Michy Batshuayi going the opposite way, with some of the regulars in the bar actually warming to the idea. Indeed, while it’s slightly out of left field, Carroll certainly would bring something different to the Bridge.
Carroll, if fit and on form, is a dangerous man to have upfront and would surely give Conte a completely different Plan B to play with Morata’s guile. With that in mind, our landlord has been having a last orders chat with some of the punters, and between them, they believe that if Carroll was to opt for a move to Chelsea, these two players surely need to be leaving…Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!