West Ham United have signed England striker Andy Carroll from Liverpool for a fee of around £15million.
The former Newcastle player has signed a six-year deal at Upton Park, where he spent almost the whole of last season on loan.
– West Ham striker Andy Carroll speaking to the club's official website
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.
11 - Andy Carroll and Peter Crouch both scored seven goals and assisted four in the 2012-13 Premier League. Clones.