Last Updated: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:11
Andy Carroll is happy at West Ham United and has ruled out the possibility of returning to Newcastle this summer.
The England frontman has had an injury-plagued career at Upton Park since Sam Allardyce rescued him from his Liverpool nightmare, but Toon boss Alan Pardew is still keen to re-sign him.
Hammers boss Allardyce still believes in the England striker and says he can win his international place back if he were to play on a regular basis for the Hammers.
However this has not stopped speculation in the north east suggesting that a move back to St James' Park could be on the cards, although much of that can be put down to the fact both sides are touring New Zealand as part of their pre-season preparation.
Carroll has indicated he is happy where he is and is not looking for a move and West Ham's co-owner David Gold appears to agree. He said: "I have no reason to believe Andy Carroll is leaving."
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