Chelsea eyeing shock move for West Ham forward Carroll

Chelsea eyeing shock move for West Ham forward Carroll

Chelsea eyeing shock move for West Ham forward Carroll

In one of the Premier League's more unexpected transfer window rumours, reports have emerged today suggesting that Chelsea are set to make a move for West Ham United's Andy Carroll. The Italian manager has voiced his displeasure at the Chelsea board after missing out on several targets such as Virgil Van Dijk, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, and Fernando Llorente.

And without an adequate back-up he has gone without a striker recently when Morata has been absent.

Conte is looking to bolster his front line in the transfer window with Morata and Batshuayi being the only options at the moment.

Andy Carroll scored two important goals during West Ham's last minute win against West Brom on Tuesday night.

The 28-year-old has had another injury-plagued season, starting just eight games.

More news: Multiple people killed in twin-engine plane crash in Florida

In fact, Chelsea have already made enquiries about the former Liverpool striker, according to The Daily Mail.

In a Chelsea side composed of majestically gifted footballers, the 6 ft 4 in Carroll would offer an injection of height and power that few had really considered to be of great importance to Conte. I've been sitting on the bench - it's been tough.

"I've been wanting to get there and start".

The defending English champions traveled across London to face Arsenal, with Antonio Conte drafting in Eden Hazard, who played in behind summer signing Alvaro Morata.

Related news