Crystal Palace are in need of a striker and West Ham United’s Andy Carroll has recently returned from injury.

West Ham United forward Andy Carroll should move to London rivals Crystal Palace if he wants to better his faltering career. 

The 29-year-old, who has been plagued by injuries throughout his time as a professional footballer. returned from another long layoff last month as he is yet to start a game for the Hammers this season.

Manuel Pellegrini’s men are on a four-game winning run and Carroll will find it difficult to break his way into what is now a strong West Ham attack.

If the West Ham striker wants to get back to his best, he needs to be playing regular football in order to prove to his supporters that he can still produce the goods at a high level.

The Telegraph recently reported that Palace are looking to add firepower to their attack in January, with Aston Villa’s Tammy Abraham, who is on loan from Chelsea, a potential target.  

While Abraham is scoring goals for fun in the Championship this season, the highly-rated youngster did struggle during his loan spell at relegated Swansea last season. 

Despite Carroll’s injury problems, Palace should move for the more experienced and proven player when the transfer window re-opens next month. 

One thing is for sure, the 52-goal Premier League player is more proven than Abraham and a better option than Palace’s Conor Wickham, Alexander Sorloth and Christian Benteke. 

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