West Ham fans react on Twitter to Andy Carroll's cameo vs Arsenal

Andy Carroll of West Ham United during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal at London Stadium on January 12, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

A number of West Ham United fans were impressed by what they saw from Andy Carroll during their victory at the weekend.

Andy Carroll of West Ham during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Brighton & Hove Albion at London Stadium on January 2, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Andy Carroll has come in for a lot of criticism during his career. The West Ham striker has failed to shake off the injury-prone tag, and his fitness issues are made all the more frustrating because he is clearly capable of moments of magic.

The overhead kick against Crystal Palace in 2017 is the best example. Carroll is yet to score a league goal this term, but it would be no surprise if his confidence is growing after featuring in nine games since the start of last month.

 

Some of the West Ham supporters appear to be noticing a difference, as several took to social media after Saturday's win against Arsenal to praise the striker for his cameo.

Carroll came on for Marko Arnautovic with just under 20 minutes remaining, and he certainly managed to make an impact as the Irons held onto their 1-0 lead.

Andy Carroll of West Ham United during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal at London Stadium on January 12, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Arnautovic endured a disappointing afternoon by his standards, but plenty of fans were pleased with the effort that Carroll showed after he was introduced.

The 30-year-old has taken a lot of flak in recent years, but perhaps Pellegrini may have stumbled upon the best way to use the England international, by bringing him on in the latter stages rather than rely on him to be a talisman for the side.

Andy Carroll of West Ham United and Sead Kolasinac of Arsenal during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal at London Stadium on January 12, 2019 in London, United...

Here is how some of the supporters reacted to Carroll's cameo against the Gunners...

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