Sam Allardyce on the sad thing about West Ham United striker Andy Carroll's career

Sam Allardyce, Manager of Crystal Palace looks on prior to the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Hull City at Selhurst Park on May 14, 2017 in London, England.

Andy Carroll has failed to score a goal for West Ham United so far this season.

Sam Allardyce, Manager of Crystal Palace looks on prior to the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Hull City at Selhurst Park on May 14, 2017 in London, England.

Sam Allardyce has told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast, which was broadcast on TalkSPORT on 9th November, that David Moyes should use Andy Carroll, if the West Ham United striker can stay fit.

Allardyce worked with Carroll during his time at the London Stadium, and was impressed by the target-man striker.

But Allardyce says that it is very sad that Carroll’s injury has been disrupted so badly by injuries.

“Everyone would use Andy Carroll more if he could stay fit,” Allardyce said.

Andy Carroll of West Ham Unted reacts during the Premier League match between Hull City and West Ham United at KCOM Stadium on April 1, 2017 in Hull, England.

“That’s the sad thing about Carroll’s career and his time at West Ham. He’s so brave and fearless that sometimes he goes into areas that nobody else would go to.”

Carroll was used frequently by Slaven Bilic, but he has not been in blistering form this season.

Carroll has not scored a goal for West Ham so far this term, despite featuring seven times.

Andy Carroll of West Ham United walks off after being sent off during the Premier League match between Burnley and West Ham United at Turf Moor on October 14, 2017 in Burnley, England.

Carroll is currently fit and raring to go though, and could be used in Moyes’ first game in charge, which comes next weekend.

West Ham are set to take on Watford after the international break comes to an end, and the pressure will be on Moyes to get off to a fast start with his new side at Vicarage Road.

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