Report outlines Andy Carroll’s wages at Newcastle United

Andy Carroll of West Ham United celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion at London Stadium on January...

Andy Carroll joined Newcastle United in the summer transfer window.

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.

According to The Sun, Andy Carroll will earn up to £70,000 per week as salary at Newcastle United if he starts games for the Magpies.

Newcastle secured the services of former West Ham United and Liverpool striker Carroll on a free transfer on deadline day

The England international striker was a free agent following his departure from West Ham at the end of last season.

 

It has been reported by The Sun that the 30-year-old striker will earn less than £22,500 per week as basic salary at Newcastle, and will get up to £70,000 per week if he starts games for the Magpies.

Andy Carroll backed for Newcastle United success

Carroll’s return to Newcastle on transfer deadline day will have taken many by surprise, and some will consider it a risk from manager Steve Bruce to land the striker.

Former Newcastle midfielder Kevin Nolan, though, believes that Carroll is a very good signing for the Magpies, while Steve McClaren has revealed that he was close to bring the striker to St. James’ Park when he was in charge of the club.

Andy Carroll of Newcastle United celebrates his goal during the Coca Cola Championship game between Newcastle United and Cardiff City at St James' Park on February 5, 2010 in Newcastle...

The Chronicle quotes Nolan as saying about Carroll: “I think Steve Bruce has done a great piece of business, I think the fact that they’ve got him is absolutely fantastic.

“I don’t think there’s many like him in the Premier League, I think he’s a top striker on his day, he’s very hard to handle.”

West Ham United's English striker Andy Carroll applauds the fans following the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and West Ham United at King Power Stadium in...

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