West Ham United striker Andy Carroll has pledged his allegiance to former club Newcastle United by posting a ‘Come on Man United’ message on his official Instagram page.
The Red Devils take on Hull City at the KC stadium with very little to play for, yet the same cannot be said of Steve Bruce’s men who must win in order to stand any chance of preserving their Premier League status.
The Tigers started the day in 18th spot, two points behind Newcastle who host the Hammers at a rather nervous-looking St. James’ Park.
The Magpies began spring on 35 points and 13 clear of the drop zone, but a disastrous run of just one draw in their previous 10 league encounters has seen them plunge towards the bottom three.
Former player Andy Carroll is sat among the supporters in the North East, and a perfect scenario for the bullish striker would be a Hammers victory coupled with United holding Steve Bruce’s men.
“Come on Man United!!!” the striker wrote on his official Instagram page while taking a snapshot of his view from within the stadium.
The 26-year-old is still nursing an injury which he picked up in the 0-0 draw at Southampton in February, although in his mind he will be kicking each ball today with the hope his boyhood club avoid the drop.