'Big mans going to kill me' - West Ham newbie apologises to Carroll for 2011 Tweet

It seems Diego Poyet has had his past Tweets dredged up again. Although it seems Andy Carroll has taken it in good jest.

West ham have conducted some tidy business this summer, with the arrivals of Mauro Zarate, Enner Valencia, Cheikhou Kouyate. Aaron Cresswell and Carl Jenkinson all being warmly welcomed.

They also snapped up a young talent in the form of Diego Poyet. The son of Sunderland manager and former Chelsea hero Gustavo Poyet the England under-17 international signed for a tribunal fee from Charlton Athletic this summer.

West Ham are however still in the market for players - in particular a striker to cover for the again injured Andy Carroll.

The England international has struggled with injuries ever since leaving Newcastle United for Liverpool in 2011 - for a fee of £30 million.

He has since gone on to join West Ham for a club-record £15 million - but has barely featured due to ankle ligament and heel injuries.

But he has still been a presence at the club, and he and Poyet have reportedly hit it off. Carroll himself announced on Twitter recently that the pair were the 'ultimate' FIFA 14 team at the club.

However it appears a Tweet from the past has come back to haunt Poyet ... again.

He was forced to defend himself in July when it emerged he had referred to The Hammers as 'scum' back in 2012 - when they were taking on his dad's then side Brighton.

It has now been revealed he might have made some less than flattering comments about his new mate at Upton Park when he was 16-years-old. That being said, who hasn't made an unsavoury remark about Carroll before? Whether you would tell the six foot four inches, 12 stone big man that to his face is another question.

But it seems Poyet has owned up to it, and the pair seem to be getting on just fine. And while Carroll has reportedly matured in recent years his happy response should still be seen as great news by Poyet ... just ask Steven Taylor.

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