Jack Collison heaps praise on Andy Carroll... what does striker tweet back?

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The West Ham forward was all too happy to engage in some friendly banter with his ex team-mate.

Jack Collison may have left West Ham United this summer but the midfielder is still keeping a close eye on his former club.

Now at Ipswich, the club Aaron Cresswell traded for the Hammers this season, the 26-year-old took a keen interest in West Ham's 2-1 win over West Brom last night.

And, to his shock, target man Andy Carroll turned provider for midfielder Kevin Nolan - something that is mostly the other way around.

Collison tweeted his surprise and also praised the 'dangerous duo.'

Carroll, meanwhile, responded with a humorous tweet of his own.

Collison appears to have made a wise move joining Ipswich in that, of any of his potential destinations, he couldn't have picked a team that would go on to enjoy a better campaign.

Mick McCarthy's side currently sit second in the Championship, just one point behind Derby County.

Collison's old team-mates, however, who he is clearly still on good terms with, aren't doing too badly themselves.

Indeed, Sam Allardyce's West Ham side are fifth in the Premier League, only three points off second-placed Manchester City.

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