Carroll talks up partnership with Valencia and suggests how it'll develop

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West Ham United forward Andy Carroll is hoping to play more games in tandem with Enner Valencia.

Andy Carroll has talked up the potential of his partnership with Enner Valencia to West Ham United's official site

Carroll and Valencia have struggled to adapt to each other's styles so far, but they were beginning to show the makings of an effective duo against Everton in midweek.

The powerful pair caused the Toffees no end of problems and Carroll thinks that they will become even more dangerous when given more games. 

"There's been a few changes in the way the way the system has been working and I feel we can only get only get stronger the more me and Enner play up top," Carroll said. 

Valencia notched his first home goal for the club since his summer move to the Boleyn Ground in the FA Cup tie against Everton and he will now be hoping to build on that. 

The Ecuadorian has regularly been deployed as a winger, rather than in his favoured position of a centre-forward, so far but he seems to be getting a run of games in the team now. 

He has shown in flashes the ability that made Sam Allardyce part with £12 million to sign him, but he needs to start becoming more consistent and everyone involved with the Hammers will be hoping that his FA Cup goal provides him with the confidence to do just that. 

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