Injured West Ham star Andy Carroll giving away Tottenham tickets on Twitter

Enner Valencia, Andy Carroll, Mark Noble

Carroll will miss the game and the rest of the season after knee surgery.

Tottenham take on London rivals West Ham United in a crunch tie at White Hart Lane on Sunday, in the early afternoon kick-off.

Both teams go into the fixture hoping for an improvement on their most recent result. Spurs would have been disappointed with the 1-1 draw with Fiorentina last night while West Ham were, no pun intended, hammered 4-0 by West Brom in the FA Cup last weekend 4-0.

Unfortunately for West Ham they will of course be without star striker Andy Carroll. The club record signing injured his knee in the game against Southampton earlier this month and has undergone surgery on the injury, ruling him out for the rest of the season.

Perhaps feeling guilty for being injured once again, it would appear the striker is offering an olive branch to two lucky West Ham fans - tickets to the game.

He posted this Tweet earlier today, suggesting he was giving away tickets for the game, perhaps those given to him by the club, for a pair of soon to be very happy Hammers.

Carroll has shown flashes of his ability since arriving at the club initially on loan in 2012, but he has spent most of that time out injured and has played just 51 games for West Ham in the past three seasons.

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